CPS Winter Meeting 2004
Silver Star Ski resort
Vernon BC

January 28th to Feb 1, 2004

PROGRAM INFORMATION


The Canadian Physiological Society is meeting with the Neuroscience Group at Silver Ski Resort, outside Vernon B.C., from January 28 to February 1st, 2004. The program includes a special symposium to honour Dr. Richard B. Stein as well as a strong diabetes / metabolism program.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

ROOM 1 Schedule

Thurs & Fri. Time Thursday,
January 29
Friday,
January 30
Saturday
Time
Saturday, January 31



8:00
8:15
8:30
8:45
9:00
9:15
9:30
9:45
Chair: A Ferguson


VV Duta
AE Lomax
A Ruangkittisakul
WA Cupples
V Walker
GT Cottrell
G Yang (X Sun, R Wang)

Chair: C. McIntosh


SN Oosman
S Piteau
A Manolascu
CB Chan
CB Verchere
C Lee (Webber, Kieffer)
JC Russell
KD Winter



8:00
8:15
8:30
8:45
9:00
9:15
9:30
9:45
10:00
Chair: Cardio?


Y Huang
Y Xu
S Meltem
DL Jones
LA Davis
JF Ndisang
JS Smeda
PN Ainslie
Corbett
10 am to 10:30 COFFEE COFFEE 10:15 - 10:30 COFFEE



10:30
10:45
11:00
11:15
11:30
11:45
12:00
  Chair: Q Pittman


RS Lam
W Yang
SL Ellis
SJ Degen
GRJ Gordon
K Ballanyi
SS Wang (SM McGill)



10:30
10:45
11:00
11:15
11:30
11:45
12:00
Chair: D Andrew


D Angoli
RD Andrew
JD Spafford
ML Molineux
BE McKay
S Sims
DC Nahirney

ROOM 2 Schedule

Time Thursday,
Jan 29
Time Friday,
Jan 30
Time Saturday,
Jan 31
Time Sunday,
Feb1



8:00
8:15
8:30
8:45
9:00
9:15
9:30
9:45
Chair: F Richmond

DG Stuart
A Kido
L Neilson
P Bawa
P Zehr
S Hundza
E Baldwin
P Klakowicz



8:00
8:15
8:30
8:45
9:00
9:15
9:30
9:45
Chair:
CJ Heckman

D Barthelemy
SM Elbasiouny
L Guevremont
JA Bamford
J Hegedus
PJ Harvey
PM Kennedy
SL Thomas






8:00
8:25
8:50
9:15
9:40
Chair:
PH Ellaway




A Taylor*
L Jordan*
K Pearson*
S Rossignol*
JF Yang





8:00
8:20
8:40
9:00
9:20
9:40
Chair:
R Durbaba



K Javanovic
J Cheng
D Bennett
CJ Heckman
MD Binder
PH Ellaway*
10:00 COFFEE 10:00 COFFEE 10:00 COFFEE 10:05 COFFEE




10.30
10.45
11.00
11.15
11.30
11.45
12:00
12:15
Chair:
AS French



R-V Ung
M Imbeault
M Mileusnic
RA Gaunt
DP Munoz
BD Corneil
S Boehnke
D Guitton




10:30
10:50
11:10
11:30
11:45
12:00
12:15
12:30
Chair:
SJ Garland



R Durbaba
TR Nichols
SN Robinovitch
S De Serres
JM Donelan
N Mazzaro
N Deshpande
AR Oates





10:30
10:55
11:20
11:40
12:00
12:20
12:40
Chair:
JA Hoffer




A Buschges*
J Schmitz*
RB Stein
AS French
JW Aldridge
GE Loeb
RA Normann





10:30
10:50
11:10

11:30
11:50
12:10
Chair:
S De Serres




JH Jhamandas
J Steeves
WZ Rymer & BD Schmit
A Prochazka
M Hulliger
J Greer
1:00 Lunch & Ski on your own 1:00 Lunch & Ski on your own 1:00 Lunch 12:30 Lunch
       



2:00
2:20
2:40 3:00
3:20
3:40
4:00**
Chair:
TR Nichols



K Akazawa
JD Brooke
MJ Grey
AE Patla
J Duysens
T Milner
10 min break




1:30
1:55
2:20
2:40
3:00
3:20
3:40
Chair.
MD Binder



G Vrbova*
D Stuart*
C Thomas
T GordonJ Garland
M Gorassini
10 in break
       



4:10
4:30
4:55
5:10
5:25

Chair:
A Prochazka
Or pb


S Scott
A Schwartz*
C Capaday
C Ethier Discussion & Break



3:50
4:10
4:30
4:50
5:10
5:30
5:50

Chair:
RB Stein



K James
K Yoshida
D Weber
D Popovic
V Mushahwar
JA Hoffer
Discussion
        6:00 Sarrazin Lecture 6:30 Break
        7:00 Banquet 7:00 Banquet

DETAILED PROGRAM

THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2004

TIME ROOM 1 TIME ROOM 2
  Chair: Dr A FERGUSON   Chair: Dr FJ Richmond
8:00
AM
NITRIC OXIDE ACTIVATES BASOLATERAL OUTWARDLY RECTIFYING CHLORIDE CHANNELS (ORCC) IN HUMAN AIRWAY EPITHELIAL CELLS
DUTA, Valentin V., Artur J. Szkotak, Drew C. Nahirney, and Marek Duszyk
University of Alberta
Department of Physiology
8:00
AM
THE ACADEMIC LINEAGE OF RICHARD B STEIN
Professor Douglas G Stuart
8:15
AM
COLITIS LEADS TO ENHANCED SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION IN GUINEA-PIG SUBMUCOSAL NERVE CIRCUITS
LOMAX, Alan E*; Mawe, Gary M* and Sharkey Keith A*, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
8:15
AM
EFFECTS OF FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION ON THE MOTOR EVOKED POTENTIAL IN THE LOWER LIMB
KIDO, Aiko and Stein, Richard B
Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta
8:30
AM
REVERSAL OF NOCICEPTIN-INDUCED IN VITRO RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION BY C-AMP PHOSPHODIESTERASE BLOCKERS IN NEWBORN RATS
RUANGKITTol, Univ Alberta, Edmonton, AB
8:30
AM
COMPUTATIONAL MODELS FOR RESOLVING DISCREPANCIES IN MOTOR UNIT NUMBER ESTIMATION
NEILSON*, Lora and Kelvin E Jones*, University of Alberta
8:45
AM
NITRIC OXIDE (NO) – ENDOTHELIN (ET) INTERACTION IN CONTROL OF RENAL BLOOD FLOW (RBF)
CUPPLES, WA, Ying Shi. SMBD-Jewish General Hospital & Concordia University, Montreal, QC
8:45
AM
HIGH-FREQUENCY STIMULATION OF HUMAN CORTICOMOTONEURONS
BAWA, Parveen and Blair Calancie*
Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. and Neurosurgery, Upstate Medical University (State University of New York), Syracuse, N.Y.
9:00
AM
VENTILATORY VARIABLES INFLUENCE MAXIMAL VOLUNTARY BREATH HOLD DURATION MORE THAN THE MAGNITUDE OF THE DIVING RESPONSE IN ELITE FREEDIVERS
WALKER, Val (McGill) and Andrew Blaber (SFU)
9:00
AM
EVIDENCE FOR SPINAL CPG ACTIVITY IN THE CONTROL OF RHYTHMIC ARM MOVEMENT
ZEHR, E. Paul, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
9:15
AM
PROKINETICIN 2 INCREASES INTRACELLULAR CALCIUM IN SUBFORNICAL ORGAN NEURONS THROUGH MODULATION OF MEMBRANE POTENTIAL.
COTTRELL, G. Trevor *1, Zhou, Qun-Yong *2, and Ferguson, Alastair V. 1
1 Department of Physiology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
2 Department of Pharmacology, University of California, Irvine, CA
9:15
AM
CUTANEOUS REFLEX MODULATION DURING RHYTHMIC ARM MOVEMENT AFTER STROKE AND SPINAL CORD INJURY
HUNDZA, Sandra R, Balter, Jaclyn, Murray, Holly, Loadman, Pamela, and Zehr, E. Paul, University of Victoria, BC,
9:30
AM
HYDROGEN SULFIDE-INDUCED APOPTOSIS IN HUMAN AORTA SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS
YANG*, Guangdong, Xianfeng Sun, Rui Wang. Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
9:30
AM
MODULATION OF ACTIVITY IN CORTICOSPINAL PATHWAYS TO HUMAN FOREARM MUSCLES DURING ARM CYCLING.
BALDWIN1, Evan R.L., Timothy J. Carroll2, E. Paul Zehr3 and David F. Collins1.
1Neurophysiology Laboratory, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, 2Motor Control Research Laboratory, University of Victoria, 3School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney
9:45
AM
  9:45
AM
HUMAN INTERLIMB REFLEXES IN UPPER LIMB MUSCLES EVOKED BY ACTIVATION OF STRETCH RECEPTORS IN LOWER LIMB MUSCLES
KLAKOWICZ1, Piotr M, Evan R.L. Baldwin1, E. Paul Zehr2, David F. Collins1
1Neurophysiology Laboratory, University of Alberta; 2Motor Control Research Laboratory, University of Victoria
10:00 AM COFFEE 10:00 AM COFFEE
      Chair: Dr AS French
    10:30
AM
ROLE OF THE CORTICOSPINAL TRACT IN THE H-REFLEX MODULATION PATTERN DURING BACKWARD WALKING
UNG Roth-V.*, IMBEAULT Marie-A.*, ETHIER Christian*, CAPADAY Charles
    10:45
AM
THE TA H-REFLEX DOES NOT ADAPT WITH TRAINING AT WALKING BACKWARD
IMBEAULT Marie-Andrée*, UNG Roth-V.*, ETHIER Christian*, CAPADAY Charles
    11:00
AM
UNDERSTANDING THE MUSCLE SPINDLE
MILEUSNIC, Milana Gerald E. Loeb, A.E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California
    11:15
AM
SHORT RANGE STIFFNESS: ITS IMPORTANCE IN MUSCLE MODELING
GAUNT, Robert A.*; ElBasiouny, Sherif M.*; Guevremont, Lisa*; Prochazka, Arthur*. University of Alberta, Edmonton AB
    11:30
AM

USING THE ANTI-SACCADE TASK TO INVESTIGATE BASAL GANGLIA FUNCTION AND DYSFUNCTION
MUNOZ,DP, I. Armstrong, F. Chan, K. Hampton, A. Hoffman, A. LeVasseur, G. Pari Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Depts. Physiology, Medicine, Queen's University
    11:45
AM
VISUAL RESPONSES ON NECK MUSCLES REVEAL SELECTIVE GATING THAT PREVENTS REFLEXIVE SACCADES
CORNEIL, Brian D (1,2); Olivier, Etienne (3*); Munoz, Douglas P, Department of Physiology, Queen's University , Depts. of Physiology & Pharmacology and Psychology, University of Western Ontario , Laboratory of Neurophysiology, University of Louvain
    12:00
PM

INHIBITION OF RETURN FOR SACCADIC EYE MOVEMENTS IS ENCODED IN RETINOTOPIC CO-ORDINATES.
BOEHNKE, Susan, JH Fecteau, DP Munoz, Queen’s Univ
    12:15
PM
GAZE FEEDBACK MECHANISMS IN THE SUPERIOR COLLICULUS
GUITTON, Daniel and Choi, Woo Young

FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2004

TIME ROOM TIME ROOM 2
  CHAIR: Dr. C. McIntosh   Chair: Dr. CJ Heckman
8:00
AM
TREATMENT OF OBESITY AND DIABETES BY A LEPTIN CELL THERAPY
OOSMAN, Sarah N., Webber, Travis D., Bruch, Dan, Harb, George, Korbutt, Greg, Kieffer, Timothy J.
8:00
AM

INTRASPINAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION IN L3-L4 SEGMENTS OF CHRONIC SPINAL CATS MAY INDUCE BILATERAL AND ALTERNATE RHYTHMIC HINDLIMB MOVEMENTS BARTHELEMY Dorothy, Rossignol Serge, Mushahwar Vivian, University of Alberta
8:15
AM
PARADOXICAL EFFECTS OF THE GLUCOSE-DEPENDENT INSULINOTROPIC POLYPEPTIDE ANALOG, [DALA2]GIP, IN THE MULTIPLE LOW-DOSE STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC RAT.
PITEAU S, Pospisilik JA, Demuth H-U, Pederson RA, and McIntosh CHS.
8:15
AM
MODELING THE EFFECTS OF EXTRACELLULAR STIMULATION ON THE BEHAVIOR OF MOTONEURONS UNDER CONDITIONS OF SPACTICITY
ELBASIOUNY Sherif M*†, Chhibber Sameer *††, Jones Kelvin E †, Mushahwar Vivian K†. † Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, †† Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
8:30
AM
IDENTIFICATION OF A KEY RESIDUE ( I 313) INVOLVED IN THE RECOGNITION OF FRUCTOSE IN THE FACILITATIVE GLUCOSE TRANSPORTER, GLUT7
MANOLESCU, Andrei and Chris Cheeseman, University of Alberta
8:30
AM
INTRASPINAL MICROSTIMULATION ELECTRODES REMAIN STABLE AND CAN GENERATE FUNCTIONAL LOCOMOTOR PATTERNS IN CHRONICALLY IMPLANTED AND SPINALISED CATS
GUEVREMONT Lisa, Norton Jonathan A., Mushahwar Vivian K., Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton
8:45
AM
DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF FREE FATTY ACIDS ON INSULIN SECRETION IN ISLETS FROM UCP2 KNOCKOUT MICE
CHAN, Catherine B. and *Saleh, Monique C.
8:45
AM
MIXED FIBER TYPE RECRUITMENT BY INTRASPINAL MICROSTIMULATION IS MAINTAINED AT HIGH THRESHOLDS
J.A. BAMFORD; S. Rashid; C.T. Putman; V.K. Mushahwar, University of Alberta
9:00
AM
PROCESSING OF PRO-ISLET AMYLOID POLYPEPTIDE IN THE REGULATED AND CONSTITUTIVE PATHWAYS OF BETA CELLS M
VERCHERE, C. Bruce, Marzban, L.*, and Trigo, G.*
9:00
AM
TIME DEPENDENT DIE-BACK OF MOTONEURONS IN THE G93A SOD1 MOUSE MODEL OF FAMILIAL AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
HEGEDUS, Janka, Sharp Paul S.* & Gordon Tessa
9:15
AM
DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADENOVIRAL VECTOR EXPRESSING GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDE-1 IN LIVER.
LEE, Corinna WK, Webber Travis D*, and Kieffer Timothy J*
9:15
AM
PERSISTENT SODIUM CURRENTS OF MOTONEURONS IN CHRONIC SPINAL RATS ARE SUPERSENSITIVE TO MONOAMINES
HARVEY, Philip J.* Bennett, David J.* Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta
9:30
AM
EFFECT OF SOLUBLE CONSTITUENTS OF OIL COMBUSTION PARTICLES ON AORTIC VASCULAR FUNCTION OF NORMAL AND EARLY TYPE 2 DIABETIC RATS
RUSSELL, J.C., Proctor, S.D.*, Kelly, S.E.*, Dreher, K.L.*, University of Alberta and National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory, US Environment Protection Agency, RTP, North Carolina, USA
9:30
AM
VESTIBULOSPINAL MODULATION OF MOTOR UNIT RECRUITMENT
KENNEDY, Paul M* 1 Cresswell, Andrew G* 3 Chua, Romeo* 1,2 Inglis, J Timothy* 1,2 - 1 School of Human Kinetics 2 ICORD: International Collaborations on Repair Discoveries, 3 Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute
9:45
AM
EFFECTS OF GLUCOSE-DEPENDENT INSULINOTROPIC POLYPEPTIDE (GIP) ON THE PHOSPHORYLATION OF PROTEIN KINASE B (PKB/AKT) AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO PANCREATIC BETA-CELL SURVIVAL
WINTER Kyle D, Eeson Gareth, Piteau Shalea, Nian Cuilan, Ehses Jan A, Pederson Raymond A, McIntosh Chris H
9:45
AM
TRAINING INDUCED PLASTICITY IN CORTICOSPINAL PATHWAYS AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY
THOMAS, Sarah L.* and Gorassini, Monica A.* Department of Biomedical Engineering, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta
10:00
AM
COFFEE 10:00
AM
COFFEE
  CHAIR: Dr. QJ Pittman   Chair: Dr SJ Garland
10:30
AM
THE ROLE OF LIPID RAFTS IN REGULATING TRANSEPITHELIAL ANION SECRETION
LAM, Rebecca S. and Marek Duszyk Department of Physiology University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
10:30
AM
COMPONENTS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL TREMOR RELATED TO THE STRETCH REFLEX.
DURBABA Rade*, Manu Chris A.*, Buonajuti Marnix* and Taylor Anthony*
Division of Neuroscience, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital Campus, London, UK.
10:45
AM
H2S-INDUCED STIMULATION OF KATP CHANNELS IN INSULIN-SECRETING CELLS
YANG, Wei, Kun Cao, Rui Wang. Department of Physiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
10:50
AM
CROSS-BRIDGE MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE HISTORY-DEPENDENT PROPERTIES OF MUSCLE SPINDLES AND STRETCH REFLEXES
NICHOLS, TR* and Cope, TC*, Dept. of Physiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
11:00
AM
THE EFFECTS OF NEONATAL LPS CHALLENGE ON ACUTE PHASE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSES AS ADULTS.
ELLIS, S.L., Mouihate, A., Pittman, Q.J.
Neuroscience Research Group, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
11:10
AM
BIOMECHANICS OF BALANCE RECOVERY IN THE ELDERLY
ROBINOVITCH, Stephen N.*; Mackey Dawn M.; Hong, Quan; and Postma, Elmine, Injury Prevention and Mobility Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
11:15
AM
ESTROGEN RECEPTOR-BETA INFLUENCES ENOS AND NNOS EXPRESSION IN THE HYPOTHALAMIC PARAVENTRICULAR NUCLEUS
DEGEN Sarah J.* and Krukoff Teresa L., University of Alberta
   
11:30
AM
NORADRENALINE SYNCHRONIZES THE RELEASE OF GLUTAMATE IN THE PARAVENTRICULAR NUCLEUS OF THE HYPOTHALAMUS
GORDON, Grant R.J. and Jaideep S. Bains
11:30
AM
THE ACCURACY OF PERCEPTION OF A PINCH GRIP FORCE IN OLDER ADULTS
DE SERRES, Sophie J. and FANG, Nathan Z.*, Research Centre, Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, Laval and
School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal
11:45
AM
CONFOCAL IMAGING IN RESPIRATORY REGIONS OF BRAINSTEM SLICES FROM NEWBORN RATS
BALLANYI*, Klaus, Denise Ng* and Araya Ruangkittisakul*, Dept Physiol, Univ Alberta, Edmonton, AB
11:45
AM
PROPRIOCEPTIVE REGULATION OF ANKLE EXTENSOR ACTIVITY IN WALKING CATS.
DONELAN, J.Maxell, Keir Pearson, University of Alberta
12:00
PM
THE LINKS BETWEEN VENTILATION MECHANICS, TRUNK MOTOR PATTERNS, AND SPINE STABILITY
WANG, Simon S.*, and McGill, Stuart M.* University of Waterloo
12:00
PM
SOLEUS EMG MODULATION IN RESPONSE TO SMALL ANKLE TRAJECTORY MODIFICATIONS DURING HUMAN WALKING
MAZZARO Nazarena*, Grey Michael J*, Sinkjaer Thomas*, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aalborg University
  LUNCH and SKI 12:15 PM VISUO-VESTIBULAR INPUT INTEGRATION DURING GOAL DIRECTED LOCOMOTION
DESHPANDE N* and Patla AE
Gait and Posture Lab, Dept of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo Waterloo, ON
    12:30 PM CONTROL OF DYNAMIC STABILITY DURING GAIT TERMINATION ON A SLIPPERY SURFACE
OATES, Alison R.*, Greig, Michael A., Frank, Jim S., & Patla, Aftab E.*

Abstract Title: VISUAL RESPONSES ON NECK MUSCLES REVEAL SELECTIVE GATING THAT PREVENTS REFLEXIVE SACCADES

SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2004

TIME ROOM 1 TIME ROOM 2
  CHAIR: for cardio (TBA)   Chair: Dr PH Ellaway
8:00
AM
ALTERED EXPRESSION PATTERN OF HO AND NOS IN HIPPOCAMPUS FROM SPONTANEOUSLY HYPERTENSIVE RATS.
HUANG, Y, Wu L, Saucier D, Wang R. Departments of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Psychology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
8:00
AM
THE GAMMA-MOTOR CONTRIBUTION IN LOCOMOTION
TAYLOR Anthony, Durbaba Rade, Ellaway Peter H. and Rawlinson Stephen R.
Division of Neuroscience, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital Campus, London W6 8RP. UK.
8:15
AM
ADRENOMEDULLIN IN THE ROSTRAL VENTROLATERAL MEDULLA INCREASES ARTERIAL PRESSURE AND HEART RATE: ROLES OF GLUTAMATE AND NITRIC OXIDE
XU, Yong* and Krukoff, Teresa L.
Department of Cell Biology & Centre for Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
8:25
AM
THE ROLE OF BULBOSPINAL MONAMINERGIC SYSTEMS IN THE ACTIVATION OF LOCOMOTION: STUDIES IN THE NEONATAL RAT SPINAL CORD
JORDAN, L. M., Zaporozhets, E., Fyda, D. M., and Schmidt, B. J. Department of Physiology, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
8:30
AM
REGULATION OF MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASE - 2 ACTIVITY BY PHOSPHORYLATION / DEPHOSPHORYLATION
MELTEM, Sariahmetoglu 1*, Leon Hernando2*, Sawicka Jolanta1*, Sawicki Grzegorz1, Schulz Richard1,2. Departments of Pharmacology1 and Pediatrics2, Cardiovascular Research Group, University of Alberta, Edmonton
8:30
AM
 
8:45
AM
ROLE OF INOS ON CONNEXIN 43 IN MICE WITH LIGATION-INDUCED HEART FAILURE
JONES, Doug L., Sutton, Patience E. and Zhao, Hongmei.* Department of Physiology & Pharmacology and Medicine, University of Western Ontario, and Cardiovascular Group, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario
8:50
AM
PLASTICITY, LEARNING AND MEMORY IN THE WALKING SYSTEM OF THE CAT
K.G.PEARSON*, D.A.McVea*, A.Tachibana*, J.M.Donelan*, M.Hulliger** and J.E.Misiaszek*. *University of Alberta, **University of Calgary
9:00
AM
THE EFFECT OF CAPTOPRIL TREATMENT ON CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AUTOREGULATION AFTER HEMORRHAGIC STROKE DEVELOPMENT IN HYPERTENSIVE RATS
DAVIS, Laura A and Smeda, John S.
9:00
AM
 
9:15
AM
DIFFERENTIAL DYSFUNCTION OF CARBON MONOXIDE GENERATING SYSTEM IN CONDUIT AND RESISTANT VESSELS IN HYPERTENSION
NDISANG JF and Wang R.
University of Saskatchewan, Department of Physiology, Saskatoon, SK
9:15
AM
ADAPTIVE MECHANISMS OF LOCOMOTION AFTER CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL NERVE LESIONS
S. ROSSIGNOL, L. Bouyer, C. Chau, N. Giroux, D. Barthélemy, C. Langlet, J. Marcoux, H. Leblond
9:30
AM
STROKE RELATED ALTERATIONS IN THE MYOGENIC MECHANISMS PROMOTING CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW AUTOREGULATION IN HYPERTENSIVE RATS
SMEDA, John S., Memorial University of Newfoundland
9:30
AM
 
9:45
AM
INCREASES IN SYMPATHETIC ACTIVATION ALTER CEREBROVASCULAR CO2 RESPONSIVENESS.
AINSLIE, Philip N., Kojiro Ide, Barbara J. Morgan* and Marc J. Poulin. Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada and *Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
9:40
AM
INFANT STEPPING: A WINDOW ON THE BEHAVIOUR OF THE HUMAN BRAINSTEM/ SPINAL CONTROL OF WALKING
YANG JF, Pang MYC, Lam T, Lamont E, Musselman K, Seinen E
10:00
AM
POSSIBLE NEUROPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF ISOFLURANE IN A GERBIL MODEL OF GLOBAL ISCHEMIA
CORBETT, D. and Laidley, D.T.* Memorial University, NFD
   
10:15 COFFEE 10:00
AM
COFFEE
  CHAIR: Dr RD Andrew   Chair: Dr JA Hoffer
10:30
AM
STRUCTURAL DETERMINANTS OF HYPERPOLARIZATION-ACTIVATED CHANNEL COASSEMBLY AND FUNCTIONAL EXPRESSION
ANGOLI, Damiano, Gina Nalewajek, Francisco S. Cayabyab, Vincenzo Macri, and Eric A. Accili. Simon Fraser University
10:30
AM
PATTERN GENERATORS AND THE CONTROL OF MULTI-JOINTED LIMBS IN LOCOMOTION
BÜSCHGES1, Ansgar, Örjan Ekeberg2 and Keir G. Pearson3
Inst. for Advanced Study, Berlin, Germany and 1 Dept. Animal Physiol., Zool. Inst., Univ. Of Cologne, Germany; 2 Dept. Comp. Sci., Roy. Inst. of Techn., Stockholm, Sweden; 3 Dept Physiology, Univ. of Alberta
10:45
AM
THE MYTH OF GLUTAMATE EXCITOTOXICITY AS THE MAJOR CAUSE OF STROKE DAMAGE: AN ALTERNATE SCENARIO.
ANDREW, R David, Queen's University
10:45
AM
 
11:00
AM
CALCIUM CHANNEL INTERACTIONS REQUIRED FOR INVERTEBRATE SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION
SPAFFORD, JD*; Chen, L; Munno, DW; Smit, AB; Syed, NI and Zamponi, GW*, Cell And. Mol. Neurobiol. Res. Group, Univ Calgary, Calgary, AB
Mol. and Cell. Neurobiol. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:55
AM
MECHANISMS FOR SELF-ADAPTATION OF POSTURE AND MOVEMENT TO INCREASED LOAD.
SCHMITZ, Josef, Dept. Biol. Cybernetics, University of Bielefeld, Germany
11:15
AM
THE ROLE OF TEA – SENSITIVE K+ CHANNELS IN THE OUTPUT OF DEEP CEREBELLAR NEURONS
MOLINEUX, Michael L*, Turner, Ray W*, University of Calgary, Alberta
11:20
AM
CODING AND DECODING OF FOOT POSITION FROM SIMULTANEOUSLY RECORDED NEURONS IN THE CAT DORSAL ROOT GANGLION
STEIN, R.B , D.J. Weber,A. Prochazka, J. Wagenaar and R.A. Normann, Universities of Alberta and Utah
11:30
AM
KV3 POTASSIUM CHANNELS REPOLARIZE CALCIUM SPIKES TO SHAPE BURST OUTPUT IN RAT PURKINJE CELLS
MCKAY, Bruce E. and Turner, Ray W.
Department of Neuroscience and Neuroscience Research Group, University of Calgary
11:40
AM
MECHANOTRANSDUCTION IN SPIDER SLIT SENSILLA
FRENCH, Andrew S. and Torkkeli, Päivi H., Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
11:45
AM
NITRIC OXIDE REGULATES CA2+- DEPENDENT CURRENT IN CORPUS CAVERNOSUM SMOOTH MUSCLE THROUGH TWO DISTINCT CA2+-RELEASE MECHANISMS
SIMS, Stephen; Williams, Beatrice; Liu, Caiqiong
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Western Ontario
12:00
PM
NEURONAL MECHANISMS OF SEQUENTIAL MOVEMENTS IN THE BASAL GANGLIA
ALDRIDGE, J. Wayne, University of Michigan
12:15
PM
THE ROLE OF PEROXISOME PROLIFERATOR-ACTIVATED RECEPTOR GAMMA IN REGULATING CFTR IN THE AIRWAYS
NAHIRNEY, Drew C., Rebecca S. Lam, and Marek Duszyk. University of Alberta
12:20
PM
BIOMIMETIC PROSTHETIC PROPRIOCEPTI
LOEB, Gerald E.
  LUNCH and Ski 12:40 PM A STRATEGY FOR THE CONTROL OF MUSCLE FORCE IN CAT.
NORMANN, Richard A., McDonnall, Daniel, Branner, Almut, Stein, Richard B., Clark, Gregory.
    1:00 PM LUNCH
      Chair: Dr TR Nichols
    2:00
PM
RATE CODING AND RECRUITMENT OF MOTOR UNITS IN BICEPS BRACHII MUSCLE DURING ISOVELOCITY ELBOW FLEXION
AKAZAWA Kenzo*, Okuno Ryuhei*, Nakamura Hideo* and Yoshida Masaki*
Osaka University
    2:20
PM
SOMATOSENSORY PATHS PROCEEDING TO SPINAL CORD AND BRAIN - CENTRIPETAL AND CENTRIFUGAL CONTROL FOR HUMAN MOVEMENT.
BROOKE John D. Dept. of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL, U.S.A.
    2:40
PM
AFFERENT FEEDBACK CONTRIBUTIONS TO HUMAN WALKING
GREY Michael J*, Mazzaro Nazarena*, Nielsen Jens B*, Sinkjaer Thomas*, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aalborg University
    3:00
PM
WHAT VISUAL INFORMATION IS USED FOR NAVIGATION AROUND OBSTACLES IN A CLUTTERED ENVIRONMENT?
PATLA, Aftab E*, Tomescu S Sebastian, and Ishac G Milad
Gait & Posture Lab, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
    3:20
PM
GAIT ACTS AS A GATE FOR REFLEXES FROM THE FOOT
J.DUYSENS, Research Department Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen/ Department of Biophysics, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands: M. Pijnappels, Department of Movement Science, University of Maastricht, Netherlands:C.M.Bastiaanse, Department of Biophysics, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands: V.Dietz, Swiss Paraplegic Center, University Hospital Balgrist, University of Zürich, Switzerland
    3:40
PM
NEURAL MECHANISMS OF EARLY STAGE MOTOR LEARNING
MILNER, T.E.* and Franklin, D.W.*, Simon Fraser University & Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International
    4:00
PM
10 min break
      Chair: Dr A Prochazka
    4:10
PM
INDEPENDENT REPRESENTATIONS OF LOADS IN PRIMARY MOTOR CORTEX FOR POSTURE AND MOVEMENT
Scott, Stephen H. Scott, Isaac Kurtzer, Troy Herter, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
    4:30
PM
USEFUL SIGNALS FROM MOTOR CORTEX.
SCHWARTZ, Andrew B., Dept. of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,. Pittsburgh, PA
    4:55
PM
OPERATIONAL PRINCIPLES OF MOTOR CORTICAL FUNCTION
CAPADAY Charles
    5:10
PM
VECTORIAL ADDITION OF MOTOR CORTICAL OUTPUTS IN THE CAT
ETHIER Christian*, IMBEAULT Marie-Andrée*, UNG Roth-Visal*, CAPADAY Charles Université Laval
    5:25 PM DISCUSSION and BREAK
    6: 00
PM
Sarrazin Lecture
    7:00
PM
CPS Banquet

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2004

TIME ROOM 2
 

Chair: Dr R Durbaba

8:00
AM
MORPHOLOGY OF BRACHIAL SEGMENTS IN MUDPUPPY (NECTURUS MACULOSUS) SPINAL CORD
JOVANOVIC Ksenija* and Burke Robert E. Laboratory of Neural Control, NINDS, NIH
8:20
AM
IS ACTIVATION OF NMDA RECEPTORS REQUIRED FOR THE INITIATION OF WALKING IN THE MUDPUPPY?
CHENG J, Lovrov I. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Louisville School of Medicine
8:40
AM
ENDOGENOUS MONOAMINES ARE CRITICAL FOR NORMAL RHYTHMIC FIRING IN MOTONEURONS
BENNETT, David J and Philip J Harvey. Univ of Alberta
9:00
AM
SYNAPTIC INTEGRATION IN MOTONEURONS WITH HYPER-EXCITABLE DENDRITES
HECKMAN, C.J., Kuo,J.J., Ballou, E.W. Northwestern University
9:20
AM

MULTIPHOTON FLUORESCENCE IMAGING OF CALCIUM FLUXES IN THE DENDRITES OF RAT HYPOGLOSSAL MOTONEURONS
BINDER* MD, Davenport* C, Margolis* D, Powers* RK and Detwiler* PB
Dept. Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA USA

9:40
AM
* ASSESSMENT OF LEVEL AND DENSITY OF SPINAL CORD INJURY IN MAN
ELLAWAY Peter H*. Division of Neuroscience, Imperial College London, London, UK
10:05
AM
COFFEE
  Chair: Dr SJ De Serres
10:30
AM
HUMAN AMYLIN RECEPTOR AS A TARGET FOR THE ACTIONS OF AMYLOID BETA PROTEIN IN THE RAT CHOLINERGIC BASAL FOREBRAIN.
JHAMANDAS, Jack H. Department of Medicine (Neurology) and Centre for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
10:50
AM
TEMPORARY REMOVAL OF CNS MYELIN AT THE SITE OF A SPINAL INJURY FACILITATES FUNCTIONAL REPAIR
STEEVES, John and Jason Dyer, ICORD at UBC and Vancouver Hospital
11:10
AM

MOVEMENT DISRUPTIONS AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY
Rymer W Zev, SCHMIT Brian D, Knikou Maria & Hornby T George, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

11:30
AM
SENSORIMOTOR CONTROL IN ANIMALS AND MACHINES
PROCHAZKA, Arthur, University of Alberta
11:50
AM
AN ANIMAL MODEL OF NEUROMOTOR REHABILITATION.
HULLIGER*, Manuel, Dept. of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary
12:10
PM
PATHOGENESIS AND ETIOLOGY OF AN ANIMAL MODEL OF CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA
GREER, John J. Department of Physiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
12:30
PM
LUNCH
 

Chair: Dr MD Binder

1:30
PM
*THE EFFECT OF ACTIVITY DURING EARLY POSTNATAL DEVELOPMENT ON MOTOR UNIT SIZE
VRBOVA G* and Lowrie MB*, Dept of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London and Division of Biomedical Sciences, Imperial College, London
1:55
PM
* ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN FORCE AND FATIGUE IN SINGLE, FAST-TWITCH GLYCOLYTIC MOTOR UNITS OF THE ADULT CAT
STUART, Douglas G.*, Laouris, Yiannis*, Bevan, Leslie*, and Reinking, Robert M*. Department of Physiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
2:20
PM
BEHAVIOR OF HUMAN MOTOR UNITS PARALYZED BY SPINAL CORD INJURY
THOMAS CK1*, Klein CS1*, Häger-Ross CK2*. 1The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL; 2Dept. of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
2:40
PM
DOES THE NORMAL ORDER OF MOTOR UNIT RECRUITMENT DETERMINE THE SIZE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MOTONEURONS AND THEIR MUSCLE UNITS?
GORDON, Tessa, Centre for Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta
3:00
PM
MOTOR UNIT FIRING RATE AND CENTER OF PRESSURE EXCURSION DURING STANDING TASKS
GARLAND, S. Jayne*, Mochizuki George*, Ivanova Tanya D.*, University of Western Ontario
3:20
PM

INTRINSIC ACTIVATION OF HUMAN MOTONEURONS
GORASSINI, Monica A.*, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta

3:40
PM
BREAK
  Chair: Dr RB Stein
3:50
PM
C-LEG, the development and commercialization of an artificial knee joint
JAMES, Kelly
4:10
PM
LIFE: A PENETRATING ELECTRODE INTERFACE TO THE PERIPHERAL NERVE
YOSHIDA, Ken*, Jensen, Winnie*, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction Aalborg University
4:30
PM
BIONIC CORRECTION OF FOOT-DROP
WEBER, Doug J, R.B. Stein, K. Ming Chan, Robert Rolf , Su Ling Chong, Kelly James, University of Alberta, G.E. Loeb, F.J.R. Richmond: University of Southern California
4:50
PM
CONTROL OF NEURAL PROSTHESES FOR NEUROREHABILITATION
POPOVIC B. Dejan, Popovic B. Mirjana, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, DK, Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade, SCG, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, SCG
5:10
PM

NOVEL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION TECHNIQUES FOR RESTORING LIMB FUNCTION
MUSHAHWAR, Vivian K, Dept. Biomed Eng, Fac Med & Dent, Univ Alberta

5:30
PM
Off-the-Cuff Neuroprosthetic Control: the First 30 Years (1973-2003)
HOFFER, JA School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
5:50
PM
DISCUSSION
6:30
PM
BREAK
7:00
PM
BANQUET