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Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, April 24, 2015 - 17:00
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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.

Organised by Professor Jürgen Götz (QBI) and Professor Lars Ittner (UNSW), alternating on an annual basis between QBI (2015) and UNSW (2016).

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.

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Conference program

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Confirmed speakers

  • Takaomi Saido, Riken Japan
  • Brett Garner, University of Wollongong
  • Anthony Hannon, Florey Institute, Melbourne
  • Clare Parish, Florey Institute, Melbourne
  • Christian Czech, Roche Pharma Ltd, Basel
  • Mirelle Dottori, University of Melbourne
  • Michael Ryan, Monash University
  • Xin-Fu Zhou, University of South Australia
  • Mathew Kiernan, University of Sydney
  • Julie Atkin, Macquarie University
  • Peter Crouch, University of Melbourne
  • Carol Dobson-Stone, University of New South Wales
  • Kim Green, University of California Irvine
  • Mike Dragunow, University of Auckland
  • Mark Gillies, Save Sight Institute Sydney
  • Trent Woodruff, The University of Queensland
  • Victor Villemagne, University of Melbourne
  • Marcus Barth, The University of Queensland
  • Giuseppe Verdile, Curtin University
  • Jia Jianping, Hospital of Beijing Capital Medical University
  • Paul Lockhart, University of Melbourne
  • Peter Visscher, Queensland Brain Institute
  • Frank LaFerla, University of California Irvine
  • Melinda Fitzgerald University of Western Australia

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