About the Event
Join us for the next installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, featuring Erik Musiek, M.D., Ph.D. Musiek is an assistant professor of neurology for Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Washington University School of Medicine.
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Identify the proteins which make up the mammalian circadian clock;
- Describe the effects of circadian clock gene deletion on astrocyte and microglial activation in mice;
- Describe the impact of circadian clock disruption on amyloid plaque formation in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease;
- Explain existing data related to circadian dysfunction in humans with preclinical Alzheimer’s disease.
- Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
- Secondary: Other health care professionals
This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
- ACGME: Patient care and procedural skills; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; and systems-based practice.
- IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement; and utilize informatics.
- IECC: Values/ethics for interprofessional practice; roles/responsibility; interprofessional communication; teams and teamwork.
Musiek disclosed a relevant financial relationship with Eisai Pharmaceuticals as a consultant. He also disclosed the following relevant relationship on behalf of his spouse: consultant with Actelion Pharmaceuticals.
The Neurology Grand Rounds planning committee members are William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Michele Davis; and Jason Camarillo. The members of the planning committee report no financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.