New developments in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s research
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New developments in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s research
Thursday 15 March @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Clare Mackay, Professor of Imaging Neuroscience and Masud Husain, Professor of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience are senior researchers at the National Institute for Health Research’s Biomedical Research Centres in Oxford. In this accessible and informative public talk they will explore the latest research into the debilitating neurodegenerative disorders Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. They will show how cutting edge research is: increasing our knowledge of the mechanisms causing these disorders, offering the prospect of earlier diagnosis and supporting the development of potential new therapies to slow the progression of the disease.
Organised by: NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre
Date: 15 March 2018, 18:30 (Thursday, 9th week, Hilary 2018)
Venue: John Radcliffe Academic, Headington OX3 9DU
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Block, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU
Speakers: Professor Clare Mackay (Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford), Professor Masud Husain (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford)
Organising department: Department of Psychiatry
Hosts: NIHR Oxford Health BRC (University of Oxford), NIHR Oxford BRC
Part of: Psychiatry Seminars
Booking required?: Not required
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Ruth Abrahams