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7th FTD UK Annual meeting

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Basement Lecture Theatre

33 Queen Square

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WC1N 3BG

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Please note that you must register for this meeting with an academic institution email address for your registration to be valid. Please contact frontotemporaldementiauk@gmail.com if you have any questions.

The 7th FTD UK Annual Meeting will be held during World FTD Awareness Week on Friday 29th September in Queen Square London. As usual it will be free to attend with a free lunch and refreshments. For the first time this year we will be having early career researcher talks and prizes.

PROGRAMME:

9.30 Registration

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

10.10 Neuropsychological profiles in FTD and ALS-FTD - Jennifer Saxon (University of Manchester)

10.30 Novel PET ligands for imaging neurodegeneration - Ilan Rabiner (Imanova)

10.50 Staging systems in ALS - incorporating FTD and cognitive impairment - Ammar Al-Chalabi (King's College London)

11.10 Coffee break

11.40 New models of tauopathy - Diane Hanger (King's College London)

12.00 Modelling FTD with patient-derived iPSC-neurons - Selina Wray (UCL)

12.20 Investigating protein degradation deficits in FTD - Gemma Lace-Costigan (Salford University)

12.40 Lunch

1.40 Stereopure oligonucleotides as a therapeutic approach to rare neurological diseases - Michael Panzara (Wave)

2.00 The age of tau therapy – From shadow to sunlight – Norbert Žilka (Axon)

2.20 Coffee break

2.50 Developing standards of care in the diagnosis and management of FTD - panel discussion

3.30 Basic Science Prize for Early Career UK FTD Researcher

3.40 Clinical Science Prize for Early Career UK FTD Researcher

3.50 Update on UK dementia initiatives [including IFGC update] and summary of day

4.00 Finish

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