HANDS Animal Model Webinar Series – Week 1: Congenital Genetic Animal Models

Date: Friday, September 17th Time: 12:00 to 1:15 PM EDT Speakers: Engin Deniz (Yale University) – Applications of frog (Xenopus tropicalis) model of congenital hydrocephalus June Goto (University of Cincinnati) – Mouse and rat models of neonatal hydrocephalus with mutations (Ccdc39 and L1cam) Scott Emmert (University of Cincinatti) – Mouse and rat models of neonatal […]

HANDS Animal Model Webinar Series – Week 2: Adult Animal Models

Date: Friday, September 24th Time: 12:00 to 1:15 PM EDT Speakers: Sravanthi Koduri (University of Michigan) – Injection of cerebrospinal fluid from patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhages (aSAH) into mouse ventricles for hydrocephalus induction Simon Shim (Marshall University) – Rat model with a TMEM67 heterozygous mutation demonstrating hemorrhage at birth and developing late-onset hydrocephalus in […]

HANDS Animal Model Webinar Series – Week 3: Large Animal Models

(note different day/time) Date: Thursday, October 14th Time: 2:00 to 3:15 PM EDT Speakers: Simon Malpas (University of Auckland) – Development of sheep models for measuring intracranial pressure, blood pressure, and sympathetic activity in conscious animals Pat McAllister (Washington University in St. Louis) – Development of pig models for shunting and third ventriculostomy with choroid […]

HANDS Animal Model Webinar Series – Week 4: Congenital Genetic Animal Models

Date: Friday, October 22nd Time: 12:00 to 1:15 PM EDT Speakers: Ryan Gray (University of Texas at Austin) – K1F6 mutant mice models demonstrating progressive loss of ependymal cell cilia and hydrocephalus development Bernadette Holdener (Stony Brook University) – B3glct mutant mice models demonstrating development of hydrocephalus and ventriculomegaly Register Here!

HANDS Animal Model Webinar Series – Week 5: Posthemorrhagic Animal Models

Date: Friday, October 29th Time: 12:00 to 1:15 PM EDT Speakers: Lauren Jantzie & Dody Robinson (Johns Hopkins Medicine) – Rat model of hydrocephalus via induction of chorioamnionitis (in utero inflammation) and ICV injection of lysed littermate red blood cells postnatally Jennifer Strahle (Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis) – Mouse model of […]