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9th FTD UK Annual Meeting

FTD UK

Friday, 18 October 2019 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

9th FTD UK Annual Meeting

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FTD UK Ticket 20 Sep 2019 Free  

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9th FTD UK Annual Meeting

Provisional programme

9.30 Registration

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

10.10 LATE onset TDP-43 and tauopathies are not PART of FTLD. Johannes Attems - University of Newcastle

10.30 More than words: auditory perceptual changes in PPA. Chris Hardy - University College London

10.50 Advanced neuroimaging in FTD: what can we learn from MEG, PET and 7T fMRI. Thomas Cope - University of Cambridge

11.10 Coffee break

11.40 Nuclear-cytoplasmic transport dysfunction in FTD/ALS : a direct role for the nuclear pore? Sarah Mizielinska - King's College London

12.00 The role of prion-like spreading of tau in neurodegenerative disease. David Klenerman - University of Cambridge

12.20 Screening for modifiers of C9orf72 hexanucleotide repeat expansion. Teresa Niccoli - University College London

12.40 Lunch

1.40 Structure-based drug discovery for the development of FTD therapeutics. Brent Graham/Paul Mortenson - Astex

2.00 Novel therapies for FTD. Olga Uspenskaya - Prevail

2.20 Coffee break

2.50 Current management strategies in FTD (short talks and discussion):

1) Speech and language therapy - Anna Volkmer - University College London

2) Symptomatic drug therapies - James Rowe - University of Cambridge

3) TBC

3.30 Basic Science Prize for Early Career UK FTD Researcher

3.40 Clinical Science Prize for Early Career UK FTD Researcher

3.50 Summary

4.00 Finish


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Downing College

CB2 1AB Cambridge
United Kingdom

Friday, 18 October 2019 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)


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