Company: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Job title: Chair & Professor of Neurology
Dr. Giulio Maria Pasinetti is the The Saunders Family Chair and Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Geriatrics and Adult Development at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) in NY. He also serves as the Director of Basic and Biomedical Research in the Center for Geriatic Research and Training at the Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He is also the Director of the Center for Molecular Integrative Neuroresilience at the ISMMS. The Center’s goal is to understand the mechanisms of action through which novel therapeutics act against stressful events and to clarify the role of innate immunity in the gut/microbiome-brain axis at the genomic level in the promotion of cognitive and psychological resilience across the lifespan.
Role of Gut Microbiota-Derived Compound(S) in Α-Synuclein Misfolding and C9orf72 Hexanucleotide Repeat Expansion as Novel Therapeutic in Parkinson-Plus Syndromes 10:00 am
Learning the mechanism through which microbiome derived polyphenolic metabolites may attenuate seeding and α -synuclein Discussing the role of the gut-brain axis in promotion in mechanism associated to protein misfolding in models of Parkinson plus such as frontotemporal dementia, cortico-basal degeneration, etc) Discussing the potential role of gut microbiota-derived dietary polyphenolic compound(s) to increase the…Read more
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