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Research on Neurodegeneration in Ireland

A meeting will be held in Trininty College addressing Research on Neurodegeration in Ireland on Thursday March 15th, 2007.
There is no charge for attendng the meeting, which will be held on Thursday March 15, the penultimate day of “Brain Awareness week”.
It will take place at Trinity College in the Lloyd Building - TCIN (Lecture Theatre LB11 – Lower basement level) and is scheduled to begin at 9.30. The meeting will include 6, 30 min talks on various aspects of neurodegeneration. To view the programme of lectures please click on the link to follow Neurodegeration in Ireland


Programme


Lloyd Building, Trinity College TCIN (Lecture Theatre LB11 – Lower basement level)
Thursday, March 15th 2007

09:30 Welcome and introduction


09:45 Michael Rowan (TCD): Targeting Alzheimer's disease - amyloid ß-protein disruption of synaptic plasticity”


10.15 Justin McCarthy (UCC): “Presenilin-dependent intramembrane proteolysis in IL-1R/Toll-like receptor-mediated signaling”


10.45 Mike Scott (UCD): “Neurodegenerative prion diseases of humans and animals?"


11.15 COFFEE


11.45 Tim Lynch (Mater Hospital): “Genotype-Phenotype in parkinsonism”


12.15 Orla Hardiman (Beaumont Hosptial): “Complex genetics of ALS: A paradigm for other neurodegenerative diseases?”


12.45 Brian Lawlor (St Patrick’s Hospital): “Mild cognitive impairment: what is it and what use is it?”

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