Brain Awareness Month 2000
NEUROSCIENCE & MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY
MARCH 23, 2000

Poster Exhibit - 11:30 to 4 p.m.
University of Manitoba, Brodie Centre, Bannatyne Campus
Total # Posters: 24

See the Call for Posters, schedule for this year, photos of the event, and BAW 2000 report,

Posters presented:

Name: Hugo T. Bergen
Inst/Dept: Human Anatomy & Cell Science
Phone: 789-3788
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Poster Title: Hypothalamic neuropeptides and diet-induced obesity
Name: Tanvi Bhatt
Inst/Dept: (Dr. Tony Szturm Lab, School of Med Rehab.)
Phone: 787-4603
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Poster Title: Comparison of Postural responses to sudden balance disturbance between individuals with left and right CVA and age-matched individuals
Name: Tanvi Bhatt
Inst/Dept: (Dr. Tony Szturm Lab, School of Med Rehab.)
Phone: 787-4603
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Poster Title: Phase-shift in trajectories of stepping movements during perturbed human walking
Name: Kevin Carlin
Inst/Dept: (Dr. Robert Brownstone lab) Physiology
Phone: 789-3661
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Poster Title: Dendritic L-type calcium currents in mouse spinal motoneurons
Name: Yue Dai
Inst/Dept: UM Physiology Dept
Phone: 789-3698
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Poster Title: Motoneuron threshold hyperpolarization: alteration of population output predicted by a large scale simulation.
Name: Marc Del Bigio
Inst/Dept: Pathology
Phone: 789-3378
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Poster Title: Calcium-activated proteolysis in white matter of rats with hydrocephalus.
Name: Julie Fotheringham, Dr. Gordon Glazner
Inst/Dept: Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Phone: 789-3454
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Poster Title: Adenosine A2A receptor activation inhibits TNF-alpha production by decreasing NF-kB activity.
Name: Fyda, Doreen, and Jordan, Larry
Inst/Dept: Physiology (Lab of Dr. Larry Jordan)
Phone: 789-3274
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Poster Title: Role of spinal monoaminergic systems in brainstem-evoked locomotion in the neonatal rat
Name: Dr. Richard Gordon
Inst/Dept: Radiology
Phone: 789-3828
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Poster Title: Neural Plate Embryogenesis
Name: Simon Gosgnach
Inst/Dept: McCrea Lab, Physiology
Phone: 789-3770
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Poster Title: Prolonged presynaptic inhibition of monosynaptic lIa EPSPs following fictive locomotion
Name: Jiming Kong
Inst/Dept: Human Anatomy and Cell Science
Phone: 789-3716
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Poster Title: Dystrophin is required for organizing large acetylcholine receptor aggregates in muscle regeneration
Name: Michael Mayne
Inst/Dept: Pharmacology
Phone: 789-3454
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Poster Title: Antisense oligodeoxynucleotide inhibition of tumour necrosis factor-a expression is neuroprotective following intracerebral hemorrhage
Name: Michael Mayne
Inst/Dept: Pharmacology
Phone: 789-3454
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Poster Title: CGS 21680 stimulation of adenosine A2A receptor potently inhibits tumor necrosis factor alpha production following intracerebral hemorrhage.
Name: Stephen McDonald
Inst/Dept: (Jordan Lab, Physiology)
Phone: 789-3698
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Poster Title: Multipotent spinal neuroepithelial precursors can generate functional spinal motoneurons in vitro
Name: Timothy Othman
Inst/Dept: Pharmacology
Phone: 789-3454
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Poster Title: Molecular expression & activity of glutamate & nucleoside transporters: regulation by ethanol & free radicals
Name: Karen Paroshy
Inst/Dept: (Shefchyk lab, Physiology)
Phone: 789-3232
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Poster Title: Non-linear membrane responses in cat sacral sphincter motoneurons
Name: Orest Pilipowicz
Inst/Dept: Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science
Phone: 789-3716
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Poster Title: Testing and Isolated Fiber Technique for Studies of Satellite Cell Activation on Regenerating Muscle
Name: Min Qiao
Inst/Dept: National Research Council
Phone: 204-9846561
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Poster Title: Cerebral hypoxic/ischemic changes in MR images, extracellular space, water content and vascular permeability.
Name: Nick Shepel
Inst/Dept: Pharmacology
Phone: 789-3454
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Poster Title: Glutamate receptor activation increases tissue adenosine levels in rat brain striatum
Name: Chris Sinclair
Inst/Dept: Pharmacology
Phone: 789-3219
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Poster Title: Adenosine Permeation of a Dynamic in vitro Blood-Brain Barrier
Name: Chris Sinclair
Inst/Dept: Pharmacology
Phone: 789-3219
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Poster Title: Rat C6 glioma cells accumulate but do not release adenosine during hypoxic-like conditions
Name: Katinka Stecina
Inst/Dept: McCrea Lab, Physiology
Phone: 789-3770
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Poster Title: Neural Circuits modeling enhancement of motoneuron activity in cat ankle extensor muscles
Name: Linda M. Wilson, Ph. D.
Inst/Dept: Department of Psychology, Fort Garry Campus
Phone: 474-9524
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Poster Title: DAMGO's Bidirectional Effects on Milk Intake in Neonatal and Infant Genetically Obese and Lean Mice.
L. Wilson (Presenting), A. Pomarenski, B. Penhall, & B. Yu.
Name: Linda M. Wilson, Ph. D.
Inst/Dept: Department of Psychology, Fort Garry Campus
Phone: 474-9524
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Poster Title: Differential Involvement of Central CRF and Leptin in Genetically Obese Mice.
B. Yu, L. Wilson (Presenting), & J. R. Wilson.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of these sponsors: Winnipeg Chapter Society Neuroscience, University of Manitoba, St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Epilepsy Foundation, Pfizer Canada, Institute for Biodiagnostics, AstraZeneca, Sports Medicine Council of Manitoba, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba, SmithKline Beecham.


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