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Henry Stewart Talks – Latest Editions

9 June 2014

You may be aware that the Library subscribes to a collection of biomedical and life sciences presentations called the Henry Stewart Talks, if not these can be accessed by searching the library catalogue ( and searching for Henry Stewart Talks if you want see all the talks available or they can be searched by individual title.

Below lists a new series of talks they have added as well as the series that have recently been updated. If you go to the Henry Stewart Talks you can see they have also added a filter for talks aimed at Undergraduates.
New Series: Parkinson’s Disease
Deep brain stimulation: a mysterious success or a clue to help localize the causes of Parkinsonism?
Prof. Gordon Arbuthnott, Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology, Japan
Anatomical organization of the basal ganglia
Prof. Andre Parent, Université Laval Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Synaptic plasticity in striatal function
Prof. Paolo Calabresi, University of Perugia, Italy
Promising medical therapies for Parkinson’s disease
Prof. Robert A. Hauser, University of South Florida, US
Prion-like propagation of Parkinson’s disease
Prof. Patrik Brundin, Van Andel Research Institute, USA and Lund University, Sweden
Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease
Prof. Michael S. Okun, University of Florida, USA
Oscillatory neuronal activity patterns in Parkinson’s disease
Prof. Thomas Wichmann, Emory University, USA
The thalamic regulation of striatal function in normal and Parkinsonian states
Prof. Yoland Smith, Emory University, USA
Purines in Parkinson’s: from epidemiology of caffeine and urate to therapeutics
Dr. Michael Schwarzschild, Harvard University, USA
Mechanisms of L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease
Prof. Angela Cenci, University of Lund, Sweden

Updated Series: Stem Cells
Stem cells from the early embryo
Prof. Janet Rossant, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Updates Series: Agricultural Genetics
Animal behavioural genetics
Prof. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University, USA
Updated Series: Synapses, Neurotransmitters and Receptor Channels
Localisation of ionotropic glutamate receptors in the central nervous system
Prof. Elek Molnár, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Updated Series: Skin Biology
The epidermis and its barrier(s)
Dr. Gopinathan Menon, California Academy of Sciences, California, USA
Updated Series: Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Different kinds of minds contribute to society
Prof. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University, USA

Newly Accredited CME Talks

The epidermis and blistering disorders: pemphigus
Prof. Sergei A. Grando, University of California-Irvine, USA

Cutaneous extracellular matrix
Dr. Hironobu Fujiwara, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB) Kobe, Japan

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