Grand Rounds - Neuroinflammation and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Rick Meeker, PhD, presents "Neuroinflammation and Neurodegenerative Diseases"

When Apr 05, 2018
from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM
Where MacNider 321
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Rick Meeker, PhD

Research Professor, UNC Department of Neurology
UNC and Neurobiology Curriculum
Adjunct Professor, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine


  1. Review current concepts regarding neuroinflammation
  2. Discuss how neuroinflammation contributes to neurodegenerative diseases
  3. Discuss strategies for the control of neuroinflammation with a focus on novel neurotrophin-based interventions
  4. Identify opportunities for research into the mechanisms and treatment of neuroinflammatory damage in the CNS

321 MacNider Hall
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 8:00 AM

Sponsored by the School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.