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Cambridge Memory Meeting 2017 (CAMM2017) | April 20th 2017


Description:

The Cambridge Memory Meeting 2017 (CAMM2017) will have broad appeal to both basic and clinical neuroscientists. The aim of this meeting is to present new data relating to memory research, and to foster new collaborations between academics working across the length and breadth of this field. The focus this year will be on memory in the context of clinical disorders, reflecting the high priority of Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions for global healthcare systems.

Registration: FREE but required.

Date and Time:

Thu, April 20, 2017

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM BST

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Location:

Institute of Pulic Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR

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Program:

0930 Registration, coffee, tea, biscuits

0955 Introduction

1000 Opening talk: Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe, UCL: “What does the medial entorhinal cortex do?"

1100 Jane Garrison, Simons group: "Reality Monitoring: A Possible Cognitive Endophenotype of Schizophrenia?”

1120 Su Li, O’Brien group: “Changes in memory representations in people with increased risk for dementia"

1140 George Savulich, Sahakian group: "Cognitive training using a paired associates memory game in mild cognitive impairment"

1200 Lunch and poster session

1400 Rachel Goodwin, Bateman group Oliver Zangwill Centre: “Memory rehabilitation in MS"

1420 Andrea Greve, Henson group: "Hippocampal lesions affect brain connectivity but not fast-mapping"

1440 David Howett, Chan group: “Virtual reality testing of entorhinal cortex function in pre-dementia Alzheimer’s disease"

1500 Afternoon coffee, tea, biscuits

1530 Vasilis Karlaftis, Kourtzi group: "Structural and functional brain circuits for learning predictive structures"

1550 Closing talk: Professor Emrah Duzel, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg: "Functional anatomy of hippocampal memory circuits and their dysfunction in preclinical AD

1650 Closing remarks

1700 End of meeting

1730 Pub visit

Refreshments and lunch will be provided free.

Posted on 01/03/2017

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