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Frontiers in the degenerative dementias: toward new opportunities in treatment
Monday–Tuesday 9–10 June 2008
Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE
Organised by the Royal Society of Medicine and The New York Academy of Medicine
Over the past decade or so, there have been major advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative dementias, leading to the prospect of the development of novel, disease-modifying treatments.
This symposium aims to examine key topics in the degenerative dementias, ranging from pathogenesis, including genetic investigations and current molecular and cellular theories, through longitudinal clinical and imaging studies, to existing therapy, current trials and potential future treatments. Lessons learnt from investigation of the mechanisms of prion-induced dementia will also be examined.
Posted on 24/04/2008
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