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Charleston Conference on Alzheimer's Disease

Frontiers of Alzheimer's disease Research

DATE: Thursday, February 28, 2013

TIME: 12:30 to 4:15 p.m.

VENUE: Bioengineering Building, BEB 110, 68 President St, Charleston, SC

Frontiers of AD Research Program

The Charleston Conference on Alzheimer's disease (CCAD) is proud to present the symposium "Frontiers of Alzheimer's disease Research." Renowned Alzheimer's disease researchers will be presenting their recent work to the MUSC community:

"Tau immunotherapy in transgenic mice"

Peter Davies, PhD; Scientific Director, Litwin-Zucker Center for the Study of Alzheimer’s Disease and  Memory Disorders, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

"Propagation of Alzheimer's related tauopathy in vivo and in vitro"

Karen Duff, PhD; Professor, Departments of Pathology & Cell Biology, Taub Institute for Alzheimer Disease Research, Columbia University Medical Center

"Use of endophenotypes in the genetic analysis of late onset Alzheimer's disease"

Alison Goate, D.Phil; Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Genetics & Neurology, Director, Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, Washington University School of Medicine

"Neurodegeneration beyond the tangle"

Benjamin Wolozin, MD PhD; Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine

This symposium was made possible by a generous philanthropic gift to MUSC to establish the CCAD, and is presented with the support of the MUSC Center on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Research and Clinical Programs.

No registration is required, and all are welcome. For more information, call Kristen Sykes (843) 876-2480.


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