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King's ARUK Network Science Day

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Wolfson Lecture Theatre

DeCrespigny Park Road

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SE5 8AF

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King’s College London ARUK Network Centre

Dementia Symposium


9.00 am

Registration and tea/coffee

Wolfson Lecture Theatre Mezzanine

9.15 - 9:30 am Welcome from ARUK, Update on the King’s College London ARUK Network Centre

Dr Rosa Sancho (ARUK), Prof Diane Hanger

9.30 -10:15 am Plenary Lecture: Proteopathic seeds in neurodegenerative disease

Prof. Mathias Jucker (DZNE, Germany)

10: 20 - 11:00 am Session 1: Blitz talks (selected from poster abstracts)

Chair: Dr. Frank Hirth

11.00 am Morning coffee break


11:30 am Session 2: Synaptic dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease

Chair: Dr. Sam Cooke


11.30- 11.45 am Rapid modulation of synaptogenesis by estrogen signalling

Dr. Katherine Sellers


11:45 - 12:00 am Beta-amyloid synaptotoxicity as a central event in Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Richard Killick


12.00 - 12:15 pm Astrocytes as mediators of synaptotoxicity in Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Beatriz Gomez Perez-Nievas


12.15 - 12:30 pm Molecular basis of synaptic dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease

Prof. K. Peter Giese


12: 30 - 12:50 Session 3: Blitz talks (selected from poster abstracts)

Chair: Dr. Richard Parsons

12.50 - 14:20 pm Lunch and poster presentations

Robin Murray Lecture Theatre and Education Hub

14:20 - 15:20 pm Session 4: Protein degradation and neurodegeneration

Chair: Dr. Joseph Bateman

14:20 - 14:35 pm Neurodegeneration by autophagy dysfunction

Dr. Manolis Fanto


14:35 - 14:50 pm The ER-mitochondria tethering complex

Dr. Patricia Gomez-Suaga


14:50 - 15:05 pm Astrocyte-dependent regulation of protein homeostasis in Alzheimer's disease

Dr. Maria Jimenez


15:05 - 15:20 pm Tauopathy induced by a disease-related human tau fragment

Prof. Diane Hanger

15.20 - 16:05 pm Plenary Lecture: The role of astrocytes in memory and neuropathology of Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Magdalena Sastre (Imperial College London)

16.10 pm Awards for early career researcher poster and oral presentations

Prof. Mathias Jucker, Dr Elizabeth Glennon

16.15–17.30 pm Wine reception and networking

Robin Murray Lecture Theatre and Education Hub


Poster presentations (Robin Murray Lecture Theatre, ground floor)

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