Scientific Programme

The 2018 conference has an exciting line-up of speakers and covers a wide range of topics.

Day 1: Tuesday 20 March 2018
SESSION 1: Welcome
9:30am Prof Diane Hanger Welcome Address King’s College London
9:40am Hilary Evans Alzheimer’s Research UK Welcome
9:55am Personal perspective
SESSION 2: Flash Presentations
10:15am Flash presentation
SESSION 3: The UK Dementia Research Institute
11:30am UK DRI Directors
Dr Adrian Ivinson Chief Operating Officer, UK DRI
Prof Giovanna Mallucci Associate Director, UK DRI at The University of Cambridge
Prof Julie Williams Associate Director, UK DRI at Cardiff University
Prof Giles Hardingham Associate Director, UK DRI at The University of Edinburgh
Prof Paul Matthews Associate Director, UK DRI at Imperial College London
Prof Chris Shaw Associate Director, UK DRI at King’s College London
SESSION 4: Synaptic dysfunction and dementia
2:15pm Prof Johannes Attems Newcastle University
2:35pm Prof Tara Spires-Jones University of Edinburgh
2:55pm Prof Andy Randall University of Exeter
3:15pm Dr Bea Perez-Nievas King’s College London
3:35pm Dr David Reynolds Alzheimer’s Research UK Update
SESSION 6: New routes linking the Presenilins with dementia
4:25pm Prof Jie Shen Harvard University
4:55pm Prof Radek Dobrowolski Rutgers University
5:25pm Prof Paola Pizzo University of Padua