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Oxford Dementia research day 2018

Venue: St John's College, Oxford

You can now register for free (see below) for the annual Oxford Dementia Research Day jointly organised by NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre and Alzheimer's Research UK Oxford Local Network. CPD credits to be applied for.

There will be a full day of talks (programme to follow) covering subjects including cellular and clinical research, managing dementia and cognition. There will also be poster sessions through the day with plenty of time for networking and an evening reception.

The keynote speaker will be Diane Hanger, Professor of Neuroscience at King’s College London who will talk on

“Using cell and animal models to uncover molecular mechanisms underlying dementia”.

Early Career Researchers are invited to join us for a post-conference social in the St John’s college bar, with special guests from MedComms, Editing and Industry who are there to chat and answer your questions about their career paths. We will also have free drinks available for ECR network members, including a special Moji-tau cocktail!

Attendance at the research day is free, but registration is required (click here).

Please download a poster to print and share

Members of other dementia research networks are welcome to attend, but priority will be given to local researchers.

If you have any questions about this event please contact aruk.administrator@dpag.ox.ac.uk

Programme


0845-0915 Registration and coffee

0915

Mark Dallas and Clare Mackay

Welcome

 

0925 Branwen Brockley Alzheimer’s Research UK Funding opportunities and resources with Alzheimer’s Research UK

Molecules and cells

0935

Claudia Manzoni

Reading School of Pharmacy

Protein network interactions in FTD

0955

Noel Buckley

Department of Psychiatry, Oxford

Using human stem cells to discover neuroprotective pathways

1015

Liu Shi

Department of Psychiatry, Oxford

EMIF-AD MBD study to identify and replicate proteomic biomarkers for Alzheimer's

1035

Fiona Menzies

Eli Lilly

New approaches to Alzheimer’s Disease drug discovery

1055-1030 Coffe & Posters

Interventions

1130

Naiara Demnitz

Department of Psychiatry, Oxford

The relationship between mobility and the ageing brain

1150

Vanessa Raymont

Department of Psychiatry, Oxford

The status of preventing Alzheimer’s Dementia

1210

Rosemary Lim

Reading School of Pharmacy

How do people with dementia and their family carers manage medication-taking?

12.30-1330 Lunch & Posters

Cognition

1330

Chris Butler

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Oxford

Accelerated long-term forgetting especially as seen in pre-symptomatic Alzheimer’s

1350

Clare O'Donoghue

Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA)

Individual differences in brain mechanisms supporting superior cognitive ageing

1410

Toms Voits

Reading School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences

Cognitive and neurological effects of bilingualism in healthy ageing and dementia

1430

Nahid Zokaei

Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford

Dissociable effects of apolipoprotein-E (APOE) gene on short and long-term memories

1450-1530 Tea & Posters     

1530     Keynote Talk: Diane Hanger, Professor of Neuroscience at King’s College London

                    Using cell and animal models to uncover molecular mechanisms underlying dementia

1630

Award Presentations and Closing Remarks

1645-1800 Drinks Reception

1800 Early Career Researcher Social

 

Oxford Dementia Research Day: 12th July 2017

Venue: St Annes College, 56 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HS

ARUK 2017 day poster

You can now register for free for the annual Oxford Research day jointly organised by NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre and ARUK Oxford Local Network.

There will be a day of talks celebrating the exciting research in the region including updates on some of the exciting big dementia research initiatives such as the ARUK Oxford Drug Discovery Institute, Dementia Platform UK, the NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre and the Oxford Momentum Award.

Frank Gunn-Moore

Our Keynote speaker will be Professor Frank Gunn-Moore from the University of St Andrews.  His research covers many disciplines and he will be talking on "Using Biology, Chemistry and Physics to understand and treat Alzheimer’s disease"

Accredited for 5 CPD credits.

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Dementia Research Day 2017 Programme-page-002.jpg 

We hope you will join us for a day of stimulating research talks and posters, with plenty of time for networking and discussion, including an evening drinks reception. 

If you have any questions about this event please contact aruk.administrator@dpag.ox.ac.uk

 

 

Oxford Memory Research Day - 13th July 2016

The Oxford Memory Research Day was held on 13th July 2016 at St Anne’s College, Oxford This event was jointly organised by OxDARE and the ARUK Oxford Network. The theme was memory and showcased the latest developments in memory, dementia and ageing research from cells and animal models to cognitive neuroscience and the clinic. The keynote speaker was Kim Graham, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the School of Psychology at Cardiff University. More details on the day can be found here.

Oxford Dementia Research Day - 16th July 2015

The second Oxford Dementia Research Day was held on Thursday, 16th July 2015 at St John’s College, Oxford This event was jointly organised by OxDARE and the ARUK Oxford Network and offered the chance to hear about the latest developments in dementia and ageing research (Click here to download PDF of programme). As well as fascinating talks and posters the programme featured a meet and greet networking session for early career researchers.