12th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium

Published: March 28th, 2017

Category: Recent News


More than 150 attendees gathered for the 12th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium plenary lectures by keynote speakers Joseph Jankovic, MD, Chet Moritz, PhD, and Craig M. McDonald, MD. A poster session at University House highlighted the research of 43 Health Science Center graduate and post-doctoral students. The program also welcomed two symposium scholars who were selected from a national pool of candidates: Lila Wollman from University of Arizona and Alec McKenzie from University of Utah.

Congratulations to the following graduate students, each of whom received a $500 travel award: (Mentors are in parentheses) Abhi Batra (Dr. Krista Vandenborne); Rachel Kelley (Dr. Leo Ferreira); Christopher Lacko (Dr. Christine Schmidt); Trevor Lentz (Dr. Steven George); Raele Robison (Dr. Emily Plowman)

Congratulations also to Dr. Arash Tadjalli (mentored by Dr. Gordon Mitchell) who won the Post-doctoral $250 travel award.

(left to right: Dr. Perri, poster winner Christopher Lacko, Program Director Dr. Krista Vandenborne, and Program Co-Director Dr. David Fuller