Killam Seminar Series: The Roles of Presynaptic Ion Channels in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 16:00to17:00
Montreal Neurological Institute de Grandpre Communications Centre, 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA

Supported by the generosity of the Killam Trusts, The Neuro's Killam Seminar Series invites outstanding guest speakers whose research is of interest to the scientific community at the MNI and McGill University.

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Lu-Yang Wang, PhD

Senior Scientist, Neurosciences and Mental Health Program, SickKids Research Institute, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC), Brain and Development Disorder, Professor and Associate Chair (Academics), Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Canada

Host: yang.zhou7 [at] mcgill.ca (Yang Zhou)

Abstract: This talk will focus on the key roles of ion channels in regulating neurotransmitter release at developmental central synapses and provide new mechanistic perspectives on how to target presynaptic channels to rescue neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorders.

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