Cognitive Neuro-Oncologist

first_imgThe University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department ofNeurology, is seeking M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. new faculty hire at theAssistant or Associate professor level with training in cognitiveneurology and dementia. A career path in translational research ispreferred but not exclusive.The candidate should be clinically trained in cognitive neurologyand should be interested in assessing patients with dementiaincluding Alzheimer’s disease (AD), vascular dementia andFronto-temporal dementia (FTD). They will work with colleagues inmovement disorders who evaluate patients with Parkinson’s disease,diffuse Lewy Body disease, and hereditary ataxias. They should befully capable of assessing patients with dementia including AD,FTD, vascular dementia, as well as traumatic brain injury andchronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). They should be interestedin teaching and training medical students, residents, andpost-doctoral fellows. All applicants should have completedfellowship training in Cognitive Neurology and be boardeligible/certified.A generous start-up package is available for translationalclinician-scientist applicants with an interest in the molecularand cellular pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders, inparticular dementias. Areas of expertise might include geneexpression in either human blood or brain specimens using RNASeq,oligonucleotide arrays, or BAC transgenic system approaches;proteomics and broad based protein analyses such aspost-translational modification, e.g., protein phosphorylation orglycosylation; analysis of tau, amyloid precursor protein (APP),the secretases, Huntingtin, and pathways of apoptosis andautophagy; the role of the inflammation in neurodegeneration withinterests in microglial activation, cytokines, immune activationand astroglial biology; mouse models of neurodegeneration includingmutant tau isoforms, mutant APP, or mutant Huntingtin, conditionalknockout models of neurodegeneration, and use of shRNA orCRISPR/Cas9 to model neurodegenerative disorders; expertise in highthroughput drug screening or discovery, using in vitro or in vivosystems.The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women,individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans areencouraged to apply.Interested candidates should send CV to:Peter B. Crino M.D., Ph.D.Professor and ChairDepartment of NeurologyUniversity of Maryland School of [email protected] :Fellowship training in cognitive neurology and must be boardeligible certified.last_img read more

Forging his way in finance

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading » Once upon a time, Brent Rempe was a bit of a black sheep among the finance majors at Oklahoma State University.A lot of the other students in the business school were there to maximize their personal status and net worth. Rempe, however, knew he didn’t want to follow the herd to a high-powered, high-paying job on Wall Street.Instead, he wanted to use his financial knowledge and business acumen in service of others. He just wasn’t sure how.Upon graduation, he joined the public service AmeriCorps program, which took him to a high school in Portland, Ore. It was there, while serving as a corporate internship program assistant director, he discovered a passion for education and an interest in fostering ties among businesses, civic organizations, and schools.last_img read more

Unai Emery aims fresh dig at Mesut Ozil and claims Arsenal players didn’t want him as captain

first_imgMesut Ozil struggled to win the confidence of former Arsenal manager Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery has aimed a fresh dig at Arsenal star Mesut Ozil and claims his former teammates rejected the idea of the club’s highest earner captaining them.The former Germany international endured a fractious relationship with his former manager and was regularly left out of high-profile matches away from, with Emery claiming Ozil was ill-suited to playing against physical opponents. Ozil was practically frozen out during the opening period of the current campaign before Emery was forced into making an embarrassing U-turn as results deteriorated at an alarming rate. Bringing Ozil back into the fold failed to save Emery from losing his job in December, however, and the Spaniard believes the former Real Madrid playmaker’s failure to adapt to his demands was down to a lack of commitment. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I spoke a lot with Ozil,’ Emery told The Guardian. ‘He has to be self‑critical too, analyse his attitude and commitment. Unai Emery aims fresh dig at Mesut Ozil and claims Arsenal players didn’t want him as captain Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 16 May 2020 11:59 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link329Shares Advertisement Mesut Ozil has shown flashes of his best form since Mikel Arteta took over from Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)‘I tried with all my might to help Ozil. Throughout my career, talented players have reached their best level with me. I was always positive, wanting him to play, be involved.’Ozil was part of Emery’s leadership group during his first season in charge but after he polled the players, a move he was widely ridiculed for, again in September Granit Xhaka emerged as the man the squad wanted as captain following Laurent Koscielny’s acrimonious departure. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘In pre-season I told him I wanted to help recover the best Ozil. I wanted a high level of participation and commitment in the dressing room,’ added Emery. ‘I respected him and thought he could help.‘He could have been a captain but the dressing room didn’t want him to be. That’s not what I decided; that’s what the players decided. ‘Captains are ones who have to keep defending the club, the coach, team-mates.’MORE: Unai Emery takes swipe at Arsenal board and claims Aaron Ramsey’s injury led to his departureMORE: Unai Emery did not want Arsenal to sign Nicolas Pepe and held talks with Wilfried Zaha insteadFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Advertisementlast_img read more