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18:00 - 21:00 13 March 2013
Degenerating brains: new research into Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Motor Neuron Disease
Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1 |
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom
Admission: Free of charge
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential
You are invited to an evening exploring the very latest in cutting edge research into neurodegenerative diseases. Supported by the Wellcome Trust, scientists investigating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Motor Neuron disease will explain how our understanding of these disorders is changing in the light of new discoveries in genetics and cell biology, and how these discoveries impact on developing new drugs for these diseases.
18.00 Welcome and introduction
18.10 Lectures commence
• Professor John Hardy (UCL) "Genetics and brain disease" • Professor Chris Shaw (KCL) "Mapping the molecules of motor neuron disease" • Professor David Rubinsztein (Cambridge) "How can we remove toxic proteins that cause brain diseases?"
19.30 Panel discussion
The lectures will be followed by a reception in the cloisters.
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