Research Conferences

We host a variety of speakers throughout the academic year to share information about rare disease research and industry. Seminars are free and open to the public. No advance RSVP is required.

Thursdays, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm,
4-204 McGuire Translational Research Facility (MTRF)
2001 6th St SE, Minneapolis MN 55455




Tentative Topic

1/24/209 N/A N/A

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2/7/2019 N/A


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2/14/2019 Usha Mishra ECP Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics
2/21/2019 Abhi Sathe ECP

Utilization of Population Pharmacokinetic Modeling for Sparse Data – Examples in Status Epilepticus and Parkinson's Disease 

3/1/2019 Rare Disease Day Special Seminar

Clinical Gene Therapy: The Future is Now

3/7/2019 Sam Roiko Children's Minnesota

Overview of Research at Children's Minnesota

3/14/2019 Siddhee Sahasrabudhe ECP

N-acetylcysteine Pharmacology:  Potential Influence of Genetic Polymorphisms on Variable Clinical Response  

3/21/2019 No Seminar No Seminar

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3/28/2019 Silvia Mangia Center for Magnetic Resonance Research

MRI studies of metabolism in the human brain


AT 9:30 AM

David Walk Neurology

Magnetic Resonance Biomarkers in ALS

4/11/2019 No Seminar No Seminar

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4/18/2019 No Seminar No Seminar

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4/25/2019 Danni Li Dept. of Lab Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview

Analytical methods for neurodegenerative conditions

5/2/2018 Irene Vuu ECP

Clinical Pharmacology of Allopregnanolone and its Potential in Treating Seizure Emergencies