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OLD BRAINS 2016: Pathways to neurodegeneration not forgetting the vessels

Annual National University of Singapore / University of Cambridge Symposium
When Oct 06, 2016
from 09:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Where Clifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
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 9:00 Registration 

9:20 Welcome from Vice Chancellor. Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz 

9.:30 Reducing the Dementia Epidemic: A Public Health Perspective. Carol Brayne 

10:00 Changes in lifestyle factors and subsequent risk of stroke. Koh Woon Puay 

10:30 Is late life depression a brain disease? John O’Brien 

10:30-11:00 Coffee 

11:00 Diminished synaptic transport – an early contributor to aging and neurodegeneration. John Chua 

11:45 Common Pathways to Neurodegeneration; The Unfolded Protein Response. Giovanna Mallucci 

12:15 Junior presentations by Singapore researchers working in Cambridge. 

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 

13:00-14:00 Lunch 

14:00 Covert strokes and cognition. Christopher Chen 

14:30 Imaging Mechanisms of Cognitive Decline in Vascular Cognitive Impairment. Hugh Markus 

15:00 MRI as a biomarker for dementia. Elijah Mak 

15:15-15:45 Tea 

15:45 Aging, Alzheimer, and neurodegeneration: from cell biology to animal models. Ed Koo 

16:15 Mitochondrial mechanisms in neurodegeneration. Patrick Chinnery

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