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The Inflamed Brain - A Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Workshop

When

Tuesday June 21st 2016 13:30-17:30

Where

McCrum Lecture theatre, Corpus Christi College

Description

This local workshop will be held on 21st June 2016 in Cambridge (13:30-17:10 followed by drinks and networking, McCrum Lecture theatre, Corpus Christi College). The aim of the workshop will be to foster interactions between investigators in Cambridge, distributed across University Departments and MRC Research Institutes and advance our understanding of how inflammation contributes to the etiology of a number of disorders including Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, depression, addiction, stroke and others.


 


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Plenaries

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Programme at a Glance

Chaired by Professor Alasdair Coles

 

14:00-14:20            Professor Guy Brown, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge

  Targeting activated microglia and the mechanisms by which they damage neurons

14:20-14:40            Dr Ewan St. John Smith, Department of Pharmacology University of Cambridge

  Inflammatory pain and hypoxic brains

14:40-15:00            Dr Karen Ersche, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

  Inflammation and Infection in Human Cocaine Addiction

15:00-15:20            Dr Nicholas Evans TBC, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

  Non invasive detection of vulnerable carotid artheroma in stroke: imaging inflammation at the neurovascular interface

15:20-15:50            Break

 

15:50-16:10            Professor John O'Brien, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

  Neuroinflammation in Dementia, does it occur and does it matter?

16:10-16:30            Dr Golam Khandaker, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

  Depressive disorders

16:30-16:50            Dr Michael Zandi, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

  Schizophrenia

16:50-17:10            Dr Joanne Jones, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

  Multiple Sclerosis


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Directions

The entrance to the McCrum Lecture Theatre is off Benet Street through a passage on the right of the Eagle pub.

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Contact

Please contact Dr Dervila Glynn for further information.



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