Dr. Jeffrey Rothstein to give visiting professor lecture Dec. 12
Dr. Jeffrey D. Rothstein will be in Ann Arbor on Dec. 12 to present a Visiting Professor/Grand Rounds lecture, "Glia as Unexpected Contributors to ALS and Neurodegeneration: A New Toolbox for Therapy."
The lecture is sponsored by the Taubman Institute and the U-M Medical School Dept. of Neurology, and will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 12 in the Marvin and Betty Danto Auditorium at the U-M cardiovascular center.
Dr. Rothstein is a professor of neurology and neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, and director of the school's Robert Packard Center for ALS Research. He also serves as the John W. Griffin Director of the Brain Science Institute.
CME credit is available.
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