What are we doing at UCL/UCLP about brain degeneration?

Special Grand Round, 9 November 2011

Introduction by Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences

Speakers include (running order to be decided):

  • Martin Orrell, Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit"Memory lane - the way ahead for better treatment in dementia"
  • Nick Fox, Professor of Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology"Seeing what Alois Alzheimer couldn't see - imaging the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease"
  • John Collinge, Professor of Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology“Molecular mechanisms and rational treatment of prion disease: implications for the commoner dementias”

Panel discussion (with speakers listed above and panellists below):

  • Gill Livingston, Professor of Psychiatry of Older People, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit
  • Katy Judd, Consultant Nurse at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

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