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Strategies for CST Axon Regenration
Dr. Francesco Boato, a research scientist of the Molecular Regeneration and Neuroimaging Laboratory at Burke Medical Research Institute, has been granted a travel award to give a talk at the 16th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration in Asilomar, California, held November 30 to December 4, 2015.
Sponsored and hosted by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, the symposium offers presentation, insights and discussion centered on advancing the understanding of injury responses and potential therapeutics targeting both peripheral nerve and central nervous system injuries. The five-day symposium attracts researchers from across the nation and grants 40 travel awards to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical residents in training.
Dr. Boato is one of eight, out of the 40 students, to be selected to present at the symposium. On Tuesday, December 1, Dr. Boato will present the abstract “Strategies for CST axon regenration”. Dr. Boato received his Ph.D. in Regeneration of CNS (spinal cord) at Charité University in Berlin, Germany. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Mainz, Germany, and University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France. Dr. Boato joined Burke Medical Research Institute as a member of Dr. Zhong's lab.