Conferences and symposiums

Symposium at Nobel Forum

2015-12-1809:00 to 17:00 WallenbergsalenCampus Solna

In vivo molecular imaging of alpha-synuclein

Scientific Committee: Andrea VarroneChrister HalldinLars Farde, Magnus Schou


9:00-9:20: Introduction and presentation of the project supported by SBI and MJFF
A. Varrone, Karolinska Institutet
9:20-10:10: Discovery of alpha-syn and relevance to pathology of PD
Maria Grazia Spillantini, University of Cambridge, UK
10:10-10:30: Coffee break
10:30-11:20: Alpha-syn as “wet” Biomarker for PD
Per Svenningsson, Karolinska Institutet
11:20:12:10: Molecular Imaging of PD: from neurodegeneration to pathology
David Brooks, Imperial College, UK and Århus University, Denmark
12:10:13:10. Lunch
13:10-14:00: Michael J Fox Foundation’s strategy and program on alpha-syn imaging
Jamie Eberling, Michael J Fox Foundation, NY, USA
14:00-14:50: Experience and results from alpha-syn consortium
Robert Mach, University of Pennsylvania, USA
14:50-15:10: Coffee break
15:10-16:00: Imaging tau: lessons learned relevant to alpha-syn imaging
Makoto Higuchi, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan
16:00-16:30: Panel discussion-successful strategy for alpha-syn imaging
16:30: Summary and conclusions

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Contact person: Karin Zahir
Clinical Neuroscience