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APFM - The Asia Pacific FTD/MND Meeting 2015

ASIA PACIFIC FTD/MND MEETING
DATE: Thursday 8th - Friday 9th October, 2015
TIME: 8:00 - 5pm
VENUE: The Refectory, The University of Sydney

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INAUGURAL ASIA PACIFIC FTD/MND MEETING (APFM)

Coinciding with the global FTD awareness week and aspiring to consolidate researchers in FTD and MND to generate collaborations and support in the Asia Pacific region.

Co-ordinated by the chief investigators of the Australian ForeFront group - Prof. Glenda Halliday, Prof. John Hodges, Prof. Matthew Kiernan, Prof. Jillian Kril, Prof. Lars Ittner, Prof. Jürgen Götz and Assoc. Prof Olivier Piguet.

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Abstract submissions due 14 August, Close of registration 30th September.

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Jonathan Rohrer (UK) "New knowledge on FTD syndromes through genetic research"
Makoto Higuchi (Japan) "New neuroimaging tools for FTD syndromes and their clinical application"
Manabu Ikeda (Japan) "Outreach interventions for FTD patients and caregivers"
Eneida Mioshi (UK) "Understanding and managing carer burden in FTD"
Martin Turner (UK) "How did MND become a brain disease?"
Steve Finkelbeiner (USA) "Insights and methods into understanding the neurodegeneration of MND"

forefront map graphicREGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Enquiries to forefront@neura.edu.au

 

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