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

This year we are giving early career researchers (scientists without a permanent contract or a tenure position) the opportunity to speak at the Conference. Submit an abstract before 14 December 2020 for the chance to give a 15-minute talk in one of the sessions.

Tuesday 23 March – Morning
9:30 – 10:00 Welcomes
10:00 – 11:00 Process of drug discovery and design - basic to translational research
Dr Mike O'Neill
Dr Diego Gomez-Nicola
Dr John Davis
Early career researcher chosen from submitted oral abstracts
11:00 – 11:15

Break

 

11:15 – 11:45 Prizes
David Hague Young Investigator of the Year
Jean Corsan Prize Winner
11:45 – 12:30 Posters and networking
Wednesday 24 March – Morning
9:30 – 10:15 Novel therapies and clinical implications
Speakers will be announced soon.
Early career researcher chosen from submitted oral abstracts
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:15 Panel discussion –  clinical trials
Dr Ben Underwood
More speakers will be announced soon.
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 13:00 Early detection of neurodegenerative diseases
  Speakers will be announced soon.
13:00 – 13:30

Lunch

 

13:30 – 14:15 Posters and networking
Thursday 25 March – Afternoon
12:30 – 13:30 Viral infection and dementia
Prof Clayton A Wiley
Associate Prof Colm Cunningham
Early career researcher chosen from submitted oral abstracts
13:30 – 13:45 Break
13:45 – 14:45 Biomarkers
Prof Henrik Zetterberg
Prof Nick Fox
Early career researcher chosen from submitted oral abstracts
14:45 – 15:30 Posters and networking
Friday 26 March – Afternoon
12:30 – 13:30 Other dementia/tauopathies
Dr Pete Nelson
Early career researcher chosen from submitted oral abstracts
13:30 – 13:45 Break
13:45 – 14:45 Neurosensory aspect of Dementia
Dr Maya Koronyo-Hamaoui
Prof Jason Warren
Prof Paul Morgan
Early career researcher chosen from submitted oral abstracts
14:45 – 14:55 Prizes
 

Laura Pulford Prize winner

Poster prize and communications prize winner