Lectures and seminars Symposium: Protein Aggregation as Therapeutic Target in Neurodegenerative diseases

16-10-2020 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm Add to iCal
Online Zoom-meeting


  • 15:00-15:05
    Professor Per Svenningsson, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet
    Introductory Remarks
  • 15:05-15:20
    Professor Janne Johansson, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet
    Protein aggregation cause disease - lessons from lung fibrosis and Alzheimer´s disease
  • 15:20-15:35
    Professor Alberto Espay, James J. and Joan A. Gardner Center for Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders, University of Cincinnati
    The Promise and Pitfalls of Protein Aggregation as Target of Therapeutic Endeavors
  • 15:35-15:50
    Professor Simon Mead, MRC Prion Unit, University College London
    What can study of prions tell us about mechanisms in neurodegeneration?
  • 15:50-16:05
    Dr. Kariem Ezzat, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet
    Proteins Precipitate, They Don’t Replicate
  • 16:05-16:10 
    Prof. Janne Johansson’s rebuttal
  • 16:10-16:15
    Prof. Alberto Espay’s rebuttal
  • 16:15-16:20
    Prof. Simon Mead’s rebuttal
  • 16:20-16:25
    Dr. Kariem Ezzat’s rebuttal
  • 16:25-16:35 
    Questions and answers
  • 16:35-16:40 
    Prof. Per Svenningsson 
    Closing remarks

Link to Zoom-meeting


Organizers: Kariem Ezzat and Martin Paucar