Grand Rounds – May 16, 2017

Published: May 15th, 2017

Category: News and Events

The University of Florida Continuing Medical Education and Department of Neurology

Targeting Trafficking Deficits in Lewy Body Disease


Nikolaus McFarland, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Chief of Movement Disorders Division

Gainesville, FL


Presentation will be in lecture format with Q & A following


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Speaker: 12:00pm-1:00pm

McKnight Brain Institute, DeWeese Auditorium, LG-101


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Learn about the role of intracellular trafficking proteins in neurodegenerative disease
  2. Assess the role of trafficking proteins in LBD pathology
  3. Understand how targeting specific trafficking proteins may mitigate synuclein pathology


Speaker Disclosure

Dr. McFarland has disclosed that he receives grant / research from NIH-NINDS, MJFF.  No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose.



The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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