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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

The 23rd Molecular Neuroscience Research Center International Symposium

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

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