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Parkinson’s Disease:from molecules to movement

25 Apr 2013

To mark the European Month of the Brain the Cork Neuroscience Group in association with Neuroscience Ireland are delighted to  present their conference Parkinson’s Disease: from molecules to movement.

The conference will take place on Friday, April 26th, 2013 in the Western Gateway Building, Room G.05.

All are welcome to attend, registration is free, but it is essential that attendees register for the meeting.

Cork NeuroScience Group

in association with

Neuroscience Ireland present,

to mark the European Month of the Brain:

Parkinson’s Disease: from molecules to movement

Venue: University College Cork, Ireland.
Date: Friday, April 26th, 2013.

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**** Plenary Lecture sponsored by The Anatomical Society ****

 Professor Roger Barker

Professor of Clinical Neuroscience,

Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, Cambridge, UK

“The challenge of taking cell therapies to the clinic in Parkinson's disease”

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Other confirmed speakers:

Dr. Maeve Caldwell,

Bristol University, UK

“Generation of midbrain dopamine neurons from human pluripotentstem cells: implications for Parkinson’s disease”

Dr. Eilis Dowd,

NUI Galway

“Preclinical modelling of Parkinson's disease - past, present & future”

Dr. Gerard O’Keeffe,

UCC

“Neurotrophic factors for Parkinson’s disease therapy”

Dr. Claire Kelly,

Cardiff University, UK

“Cell replacement therapy for Parkinson’s disease”

Dr. Sean O’Sullivan,

UCC/CUH

“Impulsive and addictive behaviours in Parkinson’s disease”

Dr. Gavin Davey,

Trinity College Dublin

“Mitochondrial fusion/fission dynamics in a parkinsonian model”

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Registration is free, but it is essential that attendees register for the meeting

For information contact:Dr. Aideen Sullivan, UCC. Email: a.sullivan@ucc.ie Tel: (021) 4205427.

 

Parkinson's Disease Research Cluster (PDRC)

College of Medicine & Health, University College Cork, Ireland.

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