PNR&D scientists present at Peripheral Nerve Society

Eight researchers from the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery attended the Peripheral Nerve Society’s 2015 meeting, held June 28-July 2 in Quebec.

Postdoctoral Fellows Philippe O’Brian, Lucy Hinder and Amy Rumora presented posters. Also in attendance from PNRD&D were director Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.; Brian C. Callaghan, M.D.; Samy Kashlan, John Hayes and Jacque Dauch.

Posters presented included:

Phillipe O’Brien:

‘Effect of Dietary Reversal on Peripheral Nerve Function in a Mouse Model of Pre-Diabetes’

Lucy Hinder:

Presentation I: ‘High-fat Diet-induced Metabolic Neuropathy: Effect of Mouse Strain’

Presentation II: ‘Shared Transcriptional Networks Between Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Murine Models of Diabetes’

Amy Rumora: 

Presentation I: ‘Hyperlipidemia Alters Mitochondrial Trafficking in Dorsal Root Ganglion Sensory Neurons’

Presentation II: ‘Identification of a Tissue-Specific Effect of Pioglitazone Treatment on Gene Expression Profiles in a Murine Model of Type 2 Diabetes’

Brian C. Callaghan, M.D.:

‘The Association of Metabolic Syndrome Components with Polyneuropathy in an Obese Population’