TAA’s Research Symposium, “New Advances in Research for Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders”
May 15, 2020 - Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Downtown in Minneapolis, MN
This full day symposium will be the first of its kind associated with the TAA’s National Education Conference and is the only open national meeting focused exclusively on innovative research related to Tourette and Tic Disorders. Sessions will include talks on understanding the genetic and neurobiological basis of Tourette Syndrome, assessing the impact of Tourette Syndrome, and developing clinical interventions. This meeting will bring together diverse, inter-disciplinary researchers to exchange ideas and stimulate new research directions for Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders.
The Symposium will feature:
  • Presentations from national leaders in Tourette research and care
  • Opportunities for Young Investigators to present their work
  • Poster presentations from promising Young Investigators
  • Networking and career development programming
Keynote: Jeff Lichtman, MD, PhD
This year’s keynote will be a presentation, “Innovation in Neuroscience Methods driving our Understanding of the Human Brain Connectome” by professor Jeff Lichtman, MD, PhD of Harvard University.
Young Investigator Presentation Application:
Scholarships are available for young investigators interested in presenting either poster or oral presentations at the symposium, all interested researchers are invited to submit abstracts at the link below. To qualify you must be enrolled in a graduate level PhD program, a post-doctoral fellow, or an independent clinical/research faculty member within 5 years of your first independent faculty appointment. Individuals from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. All selected young investigators will receive full scholarships to the symposium, including hotel, travel, and registration costs.
All applicants will be required to submit an abstract, CV, as well as a statement on how attending this symposium will help you and/or your career.