Dr. Tsuneya Ikezu - October 3, 2023
"Microglia and Extracellular Vesicles in Neurologic Disorders"
William K. Warren, Jr. Frontiers in Neuroscience Lecture
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Program in the LPCH auditorium
11:00am - 11:45am Lunch will be served beforehand in the LPCH banquet room
Dr. Tsuneya Ikezu is a Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Director, Molecular NeuroTherapeutics Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Florida. Research in the clinic focuses on neuroimmune cell-mediated regulations of neuronal function, neurogenesis, neuroinflammation, and neurodegeneration. Researchers in Dr. Ikezu’s lab are particularly interested in how the innate immune-related cells, extracellular vehicles, and molecules in the central nervous system influence the pathology and progression of select neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
Prior to this, Dr. Ikezu was Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and led the Laboratory of Molecular NeuroTherapeutics for 10 years. He has authored more than 120 journal articles, which were cited over 23,000 times, edited the textbook Neuroimmune Pharmacology (Springer Nature) and served on several editorial boards. Over his career, Dr. Ikezu has received Vada Kinman Oldfield Alzheimer’s Research Award (2000), Inge Grundke Iqbal Award from Alzheimer’s Association (2016) and recently Jack Spivack Excellence in Neuroscience Award (2018).
Dr. Ikezu received his M.D. and Ph.D. from University of Tokyo School of Medicine and completed post-doctoral trainings at Massachusetts General Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Dr. Ikezu’s lab webpage: The Molecular Neurotherapeutics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic
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