Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

October 15, 2020 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Nico Henderson

8:30-9:15am–Case Presentations: Oncology

9:15-10:00am–Grand Rounds Lecture: “Astrocytic Control of Cortical Sleep Features”, Kira Poskanzer, PhD

Host: Erik Ullian, PhD

  • Describe basic astrocyte physiology and methods for its measurement/manipulation in the CNS
  • Appreciate population-level impacts of astrocytes on a cortical circuit
  • Describe the role of astrocytic GPCR signaling in the regulation of sleep in mammalian cortex

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You must complete an evaluation to qualify for CME credit.

Faculty Relationship Disclosure: Planners Stephen McLeod, MD and Yvonne Ou, MD have stated they have no financial relationships to disclose. Speaker has stated they have no relationships to disclose.

Commercial Support Disclosure: No commercial support was received for this Grand Rounds presentation.  This CME activity complies with AM1195.

This presentation is supported by the Samuel J. Kimura fund.