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4th MS Society Edinburgh Centre for MS Research Meeting

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Chancellor's Building, The University of Edinburgh

49 Little France Crescent

Edinburgh

EH16 4SB

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The 4th Edinburgh Centre for Multiple Sclerosis Research Meeting will take place 4th Feb 2019. It is an internal, informal event that will bring together Edinburgh's MS researchers to present and discuss their recent projects with the MS research community. We will have researchers' talks and posters in the Chancellor's Building (Lecture Theatre A) during the afternoon, followed by a drinks reception at the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic from 17.10. Please save the date, register and if you're interested in presenting a poster submit an abstract during registration in this website.

Program:

12.30 Introduction: Prof. Charles ffrench-Constant (MS Centre co-director)



Current Research at Edinburgh I (Chair: Dr Rafael Almeida)

12.45 Dr Matt LiveseyExploring the role of HCN channels in oligodendrocytes

13.15 Dr Linde Kegel Discovery of a gene involved in myelin maintenance

13.35 Dr Daniel Booth Correlative light and electron microscopic imaging of myelinated axons

13.55 Monica Kim The development of a high-throughput three-dimensional drug screening platform for myelination

14.10 Owen James A human stem cell-derived in vitro model of myelination


14.25 Posters and coffee (Undergraduate Medical Teaching Room)



Current Research at Edinburgh II (Chair: Dr Marie Bechler)

15.20 Dr Owen DandoUsing high-throughput sequencing and bioinformatics to inform the study of CNS disorders

15.40 Irene Molina Role of astrocytes in central nervous system remyelination

15.55 Dr Sarah JaekelInvestigating Oligodendroglial Heterogeneity in Multiple Sclerosis using Single Nuclear RNA-Sequencing of Post-Mortem Human Brain Tissue

16.15 Beth YorkMagnetisation transfer imaging biomarkers in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: preliminary results

16.30 Dr Peter Foley - Multiple sclerosis: a perspective from the clinic




17:00 Wrap up –Prof. Siddarthan Chandran (MS Centre co-director)

17:10 Posters, networking, and social (Anne Rowling Clinic reception)


Deadline for registration: Friday the 25th of January.

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