To highlight research advancements cureCADASIL Association hosted a series of webinars called CADASIL Connection.  These informative, pre-recorded webinars are unique opportunities to educate and connect the audience of researchers, clinicians, and patients on current research and developments in CADASIL.  Each link below will ask for your name and email address, then you will have access to the recording. 



CADASIL Connection Webinar Registration – October 2023

Single-Cell RNA Sequencing for Discovering Therapeutic Drug Targets in CADASIL

Elena Muiño, MD, PhD, a Neurologist with Stroke Pharmacogenomics and Genetics Group at the Sant Pau Institute for Biomedical Research in Barcelona, Spain, will present the webinar “Single-Cell RNA Sequencing for Discovering Therapeutic Drug Targets in CADASIL” on October 24 at 10:00am ET.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – May 2023

CADASIL vessel-on-chip for disease modeling and drug development.

Marc Vila Cuenca, PhD, a senior post-doctoral researcher in the Orlova Lab and CADASIL research group at the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, discusses vessel-on-chip as an emerging technology to understand the structure and function of blood vessels in the CADASIL disease and to study potential therapies.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – November 2022

The CADASIL Patient-Partnered Therapeutic Discovery Pipeline

Fanny Elahi, MD, PhD, a Physician/Scientist in the Department of Neurology, Neuroscience and Pathology at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai in New York discusses modeling the CADASIL disease process to make discoveries with therapeutic potential.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – July 2022

Learn about the New $12M NIH-Funded CADASIL Consortium Study

Jane Paulsen, PhD, Professor Neurology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health and Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD, Michael J. Homer Chair in Neurology at the University of California San Francisco discuss the details about the exciting $12M NIH-Funded CADASIL Consortium Study.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – April 2022

Dr. Mayaso Koide, PhD, from the Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont, and recipient of a University of Pennsylvania Orphan Disease Center Million Dollar Bike Ride research grant, presents her research on the impact of CADASIL on brain capillaries and their regulation of cerebral blood flow.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – December 2021

Dr. Julie Rutten, MD, PhD from the Department of Clinical Genetics of the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), The Netherlands presents her research on NOTCH3 genetic mutations and their relationship to the clinical presentation of CADASIL. 

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – April 2021

Fabrice Dabertrand, PhD Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology at University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus and recipient of the 2019 Million Dollar Bike Ride (MDBR) seed grant (made possible by donations from the CADASIL community  in partnership with cureCADASIL and Penn Medicine Orphan Disease Center) shares insights on cerebral blood flow in a CADASIL mouse model, explains what pericytes are and their role as well as the effects of PIP₂ in increasing  blood flow to the brain.


CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – September 2018

Dr. Lesnik Oberstein, a Clinical Neurogeneticist at the Department of Clinical Genetics of the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), The Netherlands, presents new insights into NOTCH3 mutations as well as the current status of her lab’s published exon-skipping gene therapy as a potential therapeutic strategy for CADASIL.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – April 2018

Dr. Wang is Chief of Neurology at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan where his lab studies the mechanisms of vascular degeneration and defining pathological proteins that build up in CADASIL and here he will share this exciting work in advancing our understanding of CADASIL.


CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – February 2018

Dr. Joseph Arboleda Velasquez discusses the design and analysis of CADASIL mouse models, recent research findings and establishing feasibility for a novel modality of treatment for cerebral small vessel disease.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – December 2017

Dr. Jorge Ortiz Garcia, a neurocritical care fellow, provides insight to CADASIL diagnosis and describes one institutions experience with misdiagnosis of this rare disease.

CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – October 2017

Dr. Manfred Boehm, Senior Investigator Laboratory of Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and Principal Investigator for the CADASIL Disease Discovery Clinical Trial shares an inside view of the CADASIL Disease Discovery Study being conducted at the National Institute of Health.


CADASIL Connection Webinar Recording – August 2017

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This cureCADASIL webinar series is supported by a grant from Global Genes, generous community donations and time of valued volunteers. 


The views of any speaker presented during a webinar are their own and do not represent the views or advice of cureCADASIL