Dr Ted Dawson is the Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Director of the Institute for Cell Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.Dr Dawson talks to us about his recent research into treatments for Parkinson’s disease using adult stem cells and his talk at the ADPD 2013 entitled a talk entitled “Maintaining Mitochondrial Biogenesis is Critical for Dopamine Neuronal Survival in Parkinson´s Disease".
Professor Mario Parra is a professor and researcher at the Psychology Department at the University of Edinburgh. Professor Parra gives us a brief explanation on Short-term memory binding preclinical cognitive marker for Alzheimer’s disease.
Professor Takaomi Saido is a Doctor of Molecular Psychiatry and is head of the Laboratory for Proteolytic Neuroscience, at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Hirosawa, Japan.Professor Saido talks about his research in understanding the mechanism of brain aging with specific emphasis on the study Alzheimer's disease through proteolysis.
Professor Small is an Adjunct Professor at Monash University and a Deputy Chief Editor of the Journal of Neurochemistry. His research interests centre on the molecular neurobiology of Alzheimer's disease.Professor Small answers our questions on his presentation entitled:The Biological Function of APP: From Neural Stem Cells to the AD Brain and his interest in dementia.
Dr Wilcock, Assistant Professor Ph.D. University of South Florida give us an overview of the talk she presented entitled “Using Inflammatory Profiles to Personalize the Treatment of Alzheimer´s Disease” .
Marios Adamou, Muhammad Arif, Philip Asherson, Tar-Ching Aw, Blanca Bolea,David Coghill, Gísli Guðjónsson, Anne Halmøy, Paul Hodgkins, Ulrich Müller,Mark Pitts, Anna Trakoli, Nerys Williams and Susan Young