Project 1 – Dr. Sarah Banks

The Relationship between Neuropsychological Testing and MRI, PET and Blood Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Disease

Project 2 – Dr. Brent Bluett

Freezing of Gait (FOG) in Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

Project 3 – Dr. Jefferson Kinney

The Role of GABA in Microglial Activation and Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease

2017 NIH IDEA Western Regional Conference

October 18 – 20, 2017
Jackson Hole, Wyoming

1st Annual NV COBRE Conference

October 7th – 8th, 2016
KMA Event Center Las Vegas, Nevada

A collaborative enterprise between the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the University of Nevada Las Vegas

Training the next generation of neuroscientists is critical to solving the neurological problems that afflict mankind and that are becoming more common with the aging of the global population.

Get Involved: CNTN is deeply committed to enhancing the biomedical and scientific workforce in Nevada. We are seeking collaborators interested in using data generated by our cores and projects.

Upcoming Events

  1. NIH, NIGMS Seventh Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence

    June 24 - June 26
  2. 3rd Annual Nevada COBRE Meeting – Oct 2018

    October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm PDT
  3. 2019 Western IDeA Conference – Oct 2019

    October 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm PDT