24 October 2014
4th SUND World Experts Seminar: Professor Phil Haydon
LECTURE AND RECEPTION
Philip Haydon talks about 'The brain, the astrocytes and the tripartite synapse'30 October at 16:00 followed by a reception in Haderup Auditorium
30 October at 16:00 followed by a reception in Haderup Auditorium
Philip Haydon is President of GliaCure and the Annetta and Gustav Grisard Professor and Chair in the Department of Neuroscience at Tufts.
Phil Haydon is recognized as a world leader in the study of neuron-glial interactions with studies focusing on how astrocytes regulate sleep, epilepsy, neurodegenerative disorders and depression. He has received several prestigious awards, including a McKnight Investigator Award and the Jacob Javits Award from the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
The goal of Professor Phil Haydon's laboratory is to identify the mechanisms by which astrocytes regulate synaptic transmission, neuronal circuits and their critical role in controlling behavior.
Link to more information about Professor Phil Haydon: http://sackler.tufts.edu/Faculty-and-Research/Faculty-Profiles/Philip-Haydon-Profile