Other news - Tuesday, 2 February, 2021

Invitation to tomorrow’s zoom lecture, embedded in the ERASMUS International Lecture Series ‘Translational Neuroscience’

Prof. Denis Vivien (Caen Normandy University) -  "The past and future of translational stroke research"

The next lecture of the ERASMUS International Lecture Series on “Translational Neuroscience” with the participation of UP MS (c.f. is held on Wednesday, 3 February 2021 , 17.00 - 18.30 PM

Denis VIVIEN is a professor of cell biology at the Caen Normandy University and Hospital practitioner in Cell Biology at the Caen Normandie Hospital. After a training in molecular biology, with a special interest for the TGF-beta signaling (University Orsay Paris XI and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York (Joan massage’s lab), he moved to neurosciences, with the discovery 1/ that TGF-beta was capable to protect neurons by promoting the astrocytic expression of ther Type 1 Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor (PAI-1) and 2/ that tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) was capable to influence NMDA receptor signaling. He is now director of an INSERM group (114 people) working on the influence of tPA on neurovascular and neurological disorders. He is also director of the Blood and Brain @ Caen Normandy Institute (BB@C), focused on translational research on the blood and brain interactions. GIP Cyceron, Caen, France.


Meeting-ID: 967 0816 3533

Password: 748190

The last zoom lecture on translational neuroscience of the winter semester 2020/2021 is taking place on 10 February 2021.

New lecture series with Erasmus partner universities on Translational Neuroscience and Global Health will be offered in the spring semester of the academic year 2020/2021 between March and May 2021, again with the participation of UP MS.

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