Linda Crnic Institute Lectures

Beginning in 2011, The Linda Crnic Institute Lectures feature leading researchers and clinicians in a series of academic presentations of aimed at educating medical students and professionals about the latest research and best practices surrounding Down syndrome. Lectures are held at University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus, which also houses the Crnic Institute. The Linda Crnic Institute Lecture Series is currently on summer hiatus, but will resume in September 2012.

Previous Linda Crnic Institute Lectures

“The Neurobiology of Down syndrome: A Case of Double Trouble”
Presented by William C. Mobley, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosciences, University of California San Diego
April 4, 2012

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“The Unique Clinical and Biological Features of Leukemias in Children with Down syndrome”

Presented by Jeffrey W. Taub, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Division Chief of Oncology, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
March 7, 2012

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 “Studying Mechanism and Medicine in Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease using C. elegans

Presented by Jon Pierce-Shimomura, PhD
Assistant Professor, Section of Neurobiology,
Joint Appointment, Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, University of Texas at Austin
February 1, 2012

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“Trisomy 21: Causes and Consequences”

Presented by Stephanie Lee Sherman, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology and Human Genetics, Emory University
January 4, 2012

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“DNA Methylation in Down Syndrome: A Possible Therapeutic Target”
Presented by Ben Tycko, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology, Columbia University
December 7, 2011

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“Aberrant Hematopoiesis in Children with Down syndrome”

Presented by John Crispino, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Associate Director of Education, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
November 9, 2011

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“Consequences of Aneuploidy”

Presented by Angelika Amon, PhD
Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor of Biology, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Kathy and Curt Marble Professor of Cancer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Roger Reeves, PhD“Theory to Therapeutics in Mice and Men with Down syndrome”

Presented by Roger Reeves, PhD
Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
October 5, 2011

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