Scientific Programme

The Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference has an exciting line up of speakers covering a wide range of topics.

Conference programme – Day 1

Tuesday 17 March 2020

09:00 Registration
Welcomes
09:30 Dr Liz Coulthard – University of Bristol
09:40 Alzheimer’s Research UK
Novel therapies in dementia
10:00 Dr Michael O’Neill – AbbVie
10:20 Prof Anne Rosser – Cardiff University
10:40 Prof Tuomas Knowles – University of Cambridge & Fluidic Analytics
11:00 Ms Hanna Isotalus – University of Bristol
11:15 Refreshments and Posters
How to identify novel targets
11:45 Prof Vincent Dion – UK DRI at Cardiff
12:05 Dr John Davis – Oxford Drug Discovery Institute
12:20 Dr Dervis Salih – University College London
12:35 Flash presentations
12:50 Lunch and Posters
14:20 Hot topic
Discussion panel – Why haven’t clinical trials succeeded yet?
14:30 Dr Carol Routledge (Chair) – Alzheimer’s Research UK
Dr Ben Underwood – University of Cambridge
Prof Martin Rossor – University College London
Dr Stefano Zamuner – GlaxoSmithKline
Dr Catherine Mummery – University College London
15:30 Refreshments and Posters
Prize presentations
16:00 David Hague Early Career Investigator of the Year Award
16:25 Jean Corsan Prize
16:50 Laura Pulford Prize
16:55 Flash presentations
17:10 Refreshments and Posters
19:00 Banquet