"Stroke Symposium - Saskatoon, Canada"

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Subject: [Stroke Symposium at CFBS Meeting]
From: B.H.J. Juurlink (4083) <Juurlink at duke.usask.ca>
To: devonR at duke.usask.ca
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Date: Fri, 10 Feb 95 15:37:22

Subject: Stroke Symposium at CFBS Meeting
From: B.H.J. Juurlink (4083) <Juurlink at duke.usask.ca>
To: biocan at net.bio.net
CC: Juurlink at duke.usask.ca
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 95 16:57:58

The Saskatchewan Stroke Research Centre, In Conjunction With The CFBS, Presents

A Symposium On:

Cellular Mechanisms Involved in Brain Ischemia

Saturday, June 17, 1995

Theatre in the Mall, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Organizers: B.H.J. Juurlink, M.I. Sweeney, W. Walz and J.Y. Yager

8:25    Introductory Remarks

8:30-9:15       Keynote Address: Thresholds of injury and windows of opportunity in
cerebral ischemia.  Myron D. Ginsberg, University of Miami

9:15-9:40       Metabolic alterations during and following ischemic insult. Leif
Hertz, University of Saskatchewan

9:40-10:05      Ion and water movements in ischemic injury.  Wolfgang Walz,
University of Saskatchewan

10:05-10:20     Break

10:20-11:50     Acidosis.  Richard P. Kraig, University of Chicago

10:50-11:20     Calcium in ischemia: The agony and the ecstacy.  Anthony M. Hakim,
University of Ottawa

11:20-1:00      Break

1:00-1:30       Role of oxygen radicals in ischemic stroke.  Edward D. Hall, CNS
Research Unit, Upjohn

1:30-2:00       Nitric oxide.  Jean E. Merrill, Berlex Biosciences
2:00:-2:25      Macroglia and oxidative stress.  Bernhard H.J. Juurlink, University
of Saskatchewan

2:25-2:50       Developmental changes in neural cell response.  Jerome Y. Yager and
Jim A. Thornhill, University of Saskatchewan

2:50-3:05       Break

3:05-3:30       Apoptosis, delayed neuronal death and neural rescue.  I. Alick
Paterson, University of Saskatchewan

3:30-4:00       Neuroprotective signal transduction: relevance to stroke.  Mark P.
Mattson, University of Kentucky

4:00-4:25       Cytokines in potentiation of neuron survival in ischemic insults.
Sergey Fedoroff, University of Saskatchewan

4:25-4:40       Break

4:40-5:10       Potential mechanisms of glucocorticoid prevention of hypoxic-ischemic
damage.  Ursula Tuor, National Research Council, Manitoba

5:10-5:35       Endogenous adenosine: the good, the bad and the ugly.  Marva I.
Sweeney, University of Saskatchewan

5:35-6:00       GABAergic mechanisms: potential role in neuroprotection from ischemic
insults.  Ashfaq Shuaib, University of Saskatchewan

7:00            Dinner and Social

For further information contact:

Bernhard H.J. Juurlink          or       Marva I. Sweeney
Department of Anatomy                 Department of Physiology

Tel: (306) 966-4083                     Tel: (306) 966-6592
Fax: (306) 966-4298                     Fax: (306) 966-6619
E-mail: juurlink at duke.usask.ca   sweeneynixon at sask.usask.ca

University of Saskatchewan, 107 Wiggins Rd, Saskatoon, SK, S7N  5E5

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