Dementia@Manchester: from Cell to Society - Research Day

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Dementia@ Manchester: from Cell to Society - Research Day

Joint research day from the Centre for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience and MICRA

Overview:

  • Our second University-wide dementia research day will see the launch of the Dementia@Manchester network and strategy, and will provide the opportunity to hear more about the range of dementia activity taking place across the University.


About:

  • Aims to give researchers from any discipline insight into the breadth of dementia research, the available resources and potential for collaboration across the University and beyond
  • Presentation of the Dementia@Manchester network and discussion of its developing strategic themes.
  • Launch of the Dementia@Manchester web site
  • Presentations focused on the vision and opportunities offered by this breadth of dementia expertise and activity focused around the six strategic themes.
  • Facilitated networking enabling researchers from different disciplines to explore opportunities for interdisciplinary research
  • Identification of opportunities for follow-on workshops on specific topics, funding opportunities, etc.


Who:

  • University of Manchester academics, post-docs and PhD students with an interest in dementia and neurodegeneration from any discipline (EPS, FLS, Humanities and MHS)
  • Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) partners
  • Invited guests


Timetable:

9.00

Registration, coffee/tea & networking

9.30

Welcome and overview of the day - Alistair Burns

9.50

Dementia@Manchester network launch & strategy update - Nigel Hooper

10.15

Dementia@Manchester website - Mags Stark

10.30

Strategic theme I: Patient and public involvement
- Angie Parker & Caroline Swarbrick

11.00

Tea/ coffee and networking

11.30

Strategic theme II: Early diagnosis and stratification
- Matt Lambon Ralph & Daniela Montaldi

12.00

Strategic theme III: Experimental therapeutics
- Ian Stratford & Nigel Hooper

12.30

Strategic theme IV: Clinical intervention theme
– Ira Leroi & Alistair Burns

1.00

Lunch and networking

2.00

Strategic theme V: Connected health & data science
-
John Ainsworth

2.30

Strategic theme VI: Living well with dementia
-
John Keady & Simon Burrow

3.00

Presentations from external partners

3.30

Open discussion & summary

4.00

Drinks & networking


We would encourage you to attend the whole day to maximise your understanding of the breadth of research in Dementia@Manchester and the opportunities for collaborative working across the disciplines.

Vegetarian and halal diets are automatically accommodated, please indicate other special dietary requirements when registering. If you have any special requirements in terms of access, please contact Pat Amos. You do not need to bring a printed ticket with you on the day.

We look forward to seeing you on the 4th June.

Nigel Hooper & Daniela Montaldi

Further information: Pat Amos pat.amos@manchester.ac.uk 0161 306 7941

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Theatre A, Zochonis Building, The University of Manchester

Oxford Rd

Manchester

M13 9PL

United Kingdom

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