6th FTD UK Annual Meeting
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6th FTD UK Annual Meeting

6th FTD UK Annual Meeting

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Lee Hall, Wolfson College, Barton Road, Cambridge, CB3 9BB, United Kingdom

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9.30am          Registration

10am             Welcome to the meeting and introduction: Professor Stuart Pickering-Brown, Dr Jonathan Rohrer & Professor James Rowe

10.10am        Tau PET imaging in PSP: Professor James Rowe (University of Cambridge)

10.30am        Imaging of subcortical structures and their connections in FTD: Dr Martina Bocchetta (UCL)

10.50am        Clinical, imaging and path features of TBK1 mutations in FTD and ALS: Dr Jonathan Rohrer (UCL)

11.10am        Coffee break

11.40am        Antisense and sense RNA foci derived from repeat expansions of C9orf72 have similar interactions but distinct expression patterns: Dr Jonathan Cooper-Knock (University of Sheffield)

12.00pm       Modelling C9orf72 dipeptide repeats: Dr Sarah Ryan (University of Manchester)

12.20pm       Genetic modifiers of CHMP2B: Dr Sean Sweeny (University of York)

12.40pm        Lunch

1.40pm          Novel trials in tauopathies 1: TBC

2.00pm          Novel trials in tauopathies 2: TBC

2.20pm          Coffee break

2.50pm          An update on ALS research in the last year: Professor Chris Shaw (King’s College London)

3.10pm          The new PSP criteria and an update on the PROSPECT study: Professor Huw Morris (UCL)

3.30pm          An update on UK dementia initiatives and the role of FTD, PSP, CBS and ALS in these initiatives: Professor Stuart Pickering-Brown, Dr Jonathan Rohrer & Professor James Rowe

3.45pm          Finish

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