APS Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology



Microglia: Physiology and Pathology

Featured Topic — Tuesday, April 27, 2021 — 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM — Virtual Session, Room APS-13
CNS Section — Chair: Thomas Cunningham — Co-Chair: Vinicia Biancardi

The important role of microglia in pathophysiology is starting to being recognized. This FT will focus on the newest information.

Speakers

  • Introductions
    Thomas Cunningham — Physiology and Anatomy, UNTHSC
    2:00 PM - 2:02 PM

  • Glia and the Stressed Out Brain
    Staci Bilbo — Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University
    2:02 PM - 2:25 PM

  • Moderated Discussion
    Thomas Cunningham — Physiology and Anatomy, UNTHSC
    2:25 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Abstract 1 - Forebrain Microglia Involvement in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease during Obesity
    Han Rae Kim — Pharmacology & Physiology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Abstract 2 - Astrocytes and Microglia in the Brainstem Nucleus Tractus Solitarii React to Unilateral Vagotomy
    Gabrielle C. Hofmann — Area Pathobiology Comparative Medicine Program, University of Missouri
    2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Abstract 3 - Prenatal Sildenafil Treatment Prevents Postpartum Neuroinflammation in the Dahl-SS/Jr Model of Superimposed Preeclampsia
    Ashtin Giambrone Beckett — Medical Center, University of Mississippi
    3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Abstract 4 - Multi-Organ Effects of SARS-CoV2, More Than a Respiratory Virus: Effects on Human Astrocytes.
    Ricardo Costa — Molecular and Cellular Physiology, LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport
    3:15 PM - 3:30 PM




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