Dr. Costantino Iadecola, director of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, the Anne Parrish Titzell Professor of Neurology and a professor of neuroscience, gave the keynote address at the 11th International Symposium on Resistance Arteries hosted on Sept. 7-11 in Banff, Alberta, Canada. He spoke on "Cerebrovascular Regulation and the Pathology of Ischemic Brain Injury." Dr. Iadecola was also the keynote speaker for the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Conference, hosted on Sept. 9-12 in San Francisco. For this conference, his keynote was on "The Key Role of Hypertensive Microvascular Dysfunction in Stroke and Cognitive Impairment."
Dr. Peter N. Schlegel, chairman of the Department of Urology, the James J. Colt Professor of Urology and a professor of urology and of reproductive medicine, received the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's Star Award. The award recognizes dedication in the field of reproductive medicine and consistent educational efforts as demonstrated by presenting at nine out of the previous 10 American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meetings. Dr. Schlegel will accept his award at this year's annual meeting, slated for Oct. 18-22 in Honolulu. The society is committed to facilitating and sponsoring educational activities for the lay public and continuing medical education activities for professionals who are engaged in the practice of and research in reproductive medicine.
Dr. Jonathan D. Victor, the Fred Plum Professor of Neurology and a professor of neurology, of computational neuroscience in computational biomedicine and of neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, gave a keynote lecture at the Statistical Challenges in Neuroscience meeting hosted on Sept. 3-5 in Coventry, England, on "Opportunities and Challenges in EEG-based Assessment of Cognitive Status in Severe Brain Injuries." The annual meeting brings together neuroscientists and statisticians with the goal of sharing the fields' newest developments.