12th Annual Hearing Symposium Sensory-Cognitive Function and Aging
Scientific and Clinical Program (CA and AAA CEU units available)
May 16, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Herklotz Research Center, UC Irvine
Symposium Moderator: Raju Metherate, Ph.D.
8:30-8:40am: CHR Director Welcome: Fan-Gang Zeng, Ph.D.
8:40-9:40am: Don Caspary, Ph.D. “Age-related Loss of Central Auditory Inhibitory Neurotransmission: Decreased Signal Clarity and Compensation by Top-Down Resources”
9:40-10:10am: Michael Silver, Ph.D. “Effects of Acetylcholine on Perceptual and Neural Visual Spatial Tuning”
10:30-11:00am: Fan-Gang Zeng, Ph.D. “Perceptual and Cognitive Declines in the Aging Auditory System”
11:00-12:00pm: Paul Newhouse, M.D. “Nicotinic Stimulation and Blockage Effects on Cognitive Operations in Normal and Pathological Aging”
Sponsored by the UC Irvine Center for Hearing Research (CHR) and University of California Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI). Supported in part by the UCI Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and The Thomas and Misako Yuen Family Foundation. Use of the Herklotz Conference Center is generously provided by the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory