symposium flyer - Queensland Brain Institute

Thursday 23 + Friday 24 April, 2015
The 9th Alzheimer’s + Parkinson’s Disease (A+PD) Symposium
will be held in 2015 at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI),
The University of Queensland
Organized by Professor Jürgen Götz (QBI) and Professor Lars Ittner (UNSW),
alternating on an annual basis between QBI (2013) and UNSW (2014)
As in previous years, the focus of the 2015 A+PD Symposium will be on neurodegeneration
in a very broad sense. This two-day event has in previous years consistently drawn more than
160 attendees. Thursday and Friday mornings program will have key note lectures and 20
minute talks. Friday afternoons program will commence with a keynote lecture, will include
e-poster talks and two consecutive workshops, one theme will be mouse model versus human
iPSCs and the symposium will conclude with a faster road to clinical translation workshop.
There will be no cost to attend. Final program and registration details will be available in January, 2015.
Confirmed speakers
Takaomi Saido
Mathew Kiernan
Victor Villemagne
Brett Garner
Julie Atkin
Marcus Barth
Anthony Hannon
Peter Crouch
Giuseppe Verdile
Clare Parish
Carol Dobson-Stone
Jia Jianping
Christian Czech
Kim Green
Mirelle Dottori
Mike Dragunow
University of Melbourne
Michael Ryan
Mark Gillies
Queensland Brain Institute
Xin-Fu Zhou
Trent Woodruff
University of California Irvine
Riken Japan
University of Wollongong
Florey Institute, Melbourne
Florey Institute, Melbourne
Roche Pharma Ltd, Basel
University of Melbourne
Monash University
University of South Australia
University of Sydney
Macquarie University
University of Melbourne
University of New South Wales
University of California Irvine
University of Auckland
Save Sight Institute Sydney
The University of Queensland
University of Melbourne
The University of Queensland
Curtin University
Hospital of Beijing Capital
Medical University
Paul Lockhart
Peter Visscher
Frank LaFerla