2019 Annual Meeting

This year's annual meeting was held on Monday, 26 August, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Tinkham Veale University Center located at 11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106. Our Lecture on Brain Health was given by Michael Roizen M.D. Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinic, and Professor of Anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. The Story Landis Lecture this year was given by Huda Y. Zoghbi M.D. Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine and HHMI.  Research talks were given by Jonathan Haines Ph.D., Michael Lehman Ph.D., Mukesh Jain M.D., and Robert Kirsch Ph.D. 

2019 Meeting Abstracts   2019 Poster Prizes

The Annual Meeting is an opportunity for Cleveland Brain Health Initiative members to meet, discuss their work and potential collaborations, and all members of the brain health community are welcome: students, fellows, faculty and staff, friends and advocates. Were you unable to join us in 2019? Videos of the lectures and research talks are posted below through the generosity of our speakers. Try to make it to the Annual Meeting in 2020!

Annual Meeting Videos

Michael Roizen M.D.

Jonathan Haines Ph.D.

Michael Lehman Ph.D.

Mukesh Jain M.D.

Robert Kirsch Ph.D.

Huda Zoghbi M.D.

Meeting Agenda

Time Event
8 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, Poster set-up
8:40 a.m. Director's Welcome, Lin Mei M.D., Ph. D
8:50 a.m. Dean's Welcome, Pamela B. David M.D., Ph.D.
9 a.m. Michael Roizen M.D. - "What I think matters to longevity & bran health"
10 a.m. Breakout Discussion/Poster Viewing
10:30 a.m. Jonathan Haines Ph.D. - "Genetic Studies of Dementia in the Amish"
11 a.m. Michael Lehman Ph.D. - "Neuroendocrinology of Reproduction: Brain health as a window into disease"
11:30 a.m. Mukesh Jain M.D. - "Restoring the neurovascular unit"
12 p.m. Robert Kirsh Ph.D. - "Restoring movement and user control of the paralyzed arm: BCI-commanded FES"
12:30 p.m. Announcement of recipients CBHI Scholars Awards, Lin Mei M.D., Ph.D.
12:35 p.m. Lunch and Poster Viewing
1:30 p.m. Study Groups
2 p.m. Introduction of Dr. Zoghbi, Anthony Wynshaw-Boris M.D., Ph.D.
2:05 p.m. The Story Landis Lecture: Huda Y. Zoghbi M.D. - "Insights from rare disorders shed light on common neurodegenerative diseases"
3 p.m. Closing Remarks and Poster Awards, Lin Mei M.D., Ph.D.