International visiting Lecture
1 . Prof.Larry Benowitz from Harvard Medical School is an adjunct Professor of NIPER-Ahmedabad. The goals of the Benowitz lab are to discover the basic mechanisms that control the
growth of nerve connections and to apply insights from this work to promote regeneration and functional recovery after CNS injury. Prof.Benowitz delivered his online lecture on the topic"Rewiring
the injured central nervous system” for NIPER-A students.
2. Dr. Dileep R. Yavagal, MD, FAHA, FAAN, FSVIN is the Director of Interventional Neurology,Co-Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery and Clinical Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He has recently been appointed to lead the Neurological Cell Therapy Platform at the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University. Dr.Yavagal was introduced to the audience by
Dr.Pallab Bhattacharya with an overview of Dr.Yavagal's brief biosketch and a video .
Dr.Yavagal delivered his talk entitledMajor Advances in Stroke Therapeutics: From IV tPA to Thrombectomy to Cell Based Therapy for Ischemic Stroke.In his talk to NIPER-A student he explained the treatment modalities of stroke in human and also the beneficial
effects of intra-arterial stem cell therapy in stroke.He also shared his basic science research findings from small and large animal models and the described his research journey from bench to bedside.After his lecture there was a student faculty interaction
and his lecture was enjoyed and appreciated by all students and faculty.The session ended with a thanks note from the Director ,NIPER-A.