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OLD BRAINS 2016 – pathways to neurodegeneration not forgetting the vessels
Annual National University of Singapore / University of Cambridge Symposium
Thursday October 6 2016. Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
9.:30 Reducing the Dementia Epidemic: A Public Health Perspective.
10:00 Changes in lifestyle factors and subsequent risk of stroke
Koh Woon Puay
10:30 Is late life depression a brain disease?
11:30-12:00 Diminished synaptic transport – an early contributor to aging and neurodegeneration
12:00-12:30 Common Pathways to Neurodegeneration; The Unfolded Protein Response.
12:30-13:15 Junior presentations by Singapore researchers working in Cambridge (10 min + 5 questions)
Sean Chia - A chemical kinetics strategy for the systematic development of small molecules to inhibit specific microscopic steps of Aβ42 aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease
Muhammad Kaiser – Modelling White Matter Diseases with HiOPCs
Rhea Tan – Mechanisms of Small Vessel Disease Stroke – New Insights from Genetics
14:10-14:40 Covert strokes and cognition
14:40-15:10 Imaging Mechanisms of Cognitive Decline in Vascular Cognitive Impairment.
15:10 MRI as a biomarker for dementia
Elijah Mak (Junior researcher)
15:50-16:20 Aging, Alzheimer, and neurodegeneration: from cell biology to animal models
16:20-16:50 Mitochondrial mechanisms in neurodegeneration
Contact Sophie Palmer by email if you have any queries (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Posted on 04/07/2016
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