ZIP: 520-2192
Seta Tsukinowa-cho, Otsu, Shiga, JAPAN
The Molecular Neuroscience Research Center (MNRC)
Phone +81-77-548-2402

Shiga University of Medical Science

Japan Society for Dementia Research


Molecular Neuroscience Research Center held the 23rd Molecular Neuroscience
Research Center International Symposium on October 30th (Monday), 2017.

■ Presentations: see program below
■ Date & Time: October 30th (Monday), 2017. 14:30-16:30
■ Place: Shiga University of Medical Science, Clinical room 2

- Program -

1) 14:30 Opening Remarks: Kohei Shiota
(President and Dean, Shiga University of Medical Science)

2) 14:35–16:30 Presentations
1. 14:35–15:00 Douglas Gordon Walker (Professor, SUMS)
“Japan-USA collaborative research on Alzheimer’s disease
neuroinflammation. ”
Chairperson: Ikuo Tooyama (Professor, SUMS)
2. 15:00–15:45 Lih-Fen Lue (Professor, Arizona State University)
“Amyloid beta and tau as Alzheimer’s disease blood biomarkers:
promise from new technologies.”
Chairperson: Masaki Nishimura (Professor, SUMS)
3. 15:45–16:30 Brittany Nicole Dugger (Assistant Professor, UC
San Francisco)
“What can peripheral tissues tell us about Parkinson’s and
Alzeimer’s disease?”
Chairperson: Makoto Urushitani (Professor, SUMS)

3) 16:30 Closing Remarks: Kazumasa Ogasawara
(Vice-president, Shiga University of Medical Science)

The 23rd MNR International Symposium

Opening remarks by the president Shiota

The lecture by Professor Douglas G Walker in MNRC, SUMS

Dr. Dugger and Dr. Lue

From the left, Prof Urushitani, Prof Nishimura, President Dr. Shiota, Prof. Walker, Prof. Lue, Dr. Dugger, Vice^resident Dr. Ogasawara, Prof. Tooyama