Schulich Medicine & Dentistry host American Association of Anatomists Regional Meeting

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is pleased to host the upcoming American Association of Anatomists (AAA) Regional Meeting in London, Canada, which will be held on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 (with a welcome reception on the Friday evening).

The Program Committee is also still accepting abstracts for Poster presentations.

The program promises to provide an exciting perspective on recent developments in the fields of Anatomy Education, Developmental Biology, Neurobiology and Cell Biology by way of invited presentations and a series of workshops.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Ravi Menon (Robarts Research Institute) – Insights into Multiple Sclerosis Neuropathology using Ultra High Field MRI

Invited Speakers:

Dr. Mark Terrell (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine)— Learning Styles in Anatomical Education, Does Style Matter?

Dr. Tamara Franz-Odendaal (Mount Saint Vincent University)— Fossils and Embryos: Understanding Skull Complexity

Dr. Michael Kawaja (Queen’s University)— Nerve Growth Factor Mediates Axonal Plasticity in Response to Disease and Aging

Dr. Silvia Penuela (Western University)— The Channel Protein Panx1 Regulates Early Skin Development and Melanoma Transformation

Hands-on workshops are designed to provide attendees with exposure to: (1) using laboratory simulation in teaching anatomy and clinical skills; (2) strategies to teach anatomy online; (3) adopting a “flipped” or “blended” classroom approach; and (4) career development for anatomists.

To register, submit an abstract, and view the complete program of this year’s Regional Meeting, visit the Regional Meeting website. It will be a full day of learning and collaboration. Join us, share a poster, and meet with colleagues. Awards will be given for trainee poster presentations.