FREE ALZHEIMERUS DISEASE SYMPOSIUM AT NWU IN JULY

CTR FOR BIOTECH rloerzel at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Wed Jun 22 00:22:51 EST 1994


>>>>>>>>>>      Challenges in Alzheimer's Disease:      <<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>       From Biotechnology to Long-Term Care       <<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>      Norris Center, Louis Hall South      <<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>       Northwestern University       <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>        Evanston, Illinois        <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>        July 14, 1994        <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Conveners:  Dr. Grant Krafft (Abbott) and 
            Dr. Catherine Propst (Northwestern)

8:45-9:00    Welcome and Introduction
            Catherine Propst, Ph.D. 
            (Executive Director, Center For Biotechnology-
              Northwestern University)

9:00-9:30    Overview: Challenges in Alzheimer's Disease
            Grant Krafft, Ph.D. 
            (Head, NIA- Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Group-
              Abbott Laboratories)

9:30-10:15   Alzheimer's Disease: The Impending Epidemic
            David Lindeman, Ph.D.
            (Associate Professor, Rush Institute on Aging)

10:15-10:30  Coffee Break

10:30-11:15  Longitudinal Studies of Aging-related
             Neurodegeneration
            David Bennett, M.D.
            (Director, Alzheimer's Disease Center-
              Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital) 

11:15-12:00  Biochemical Markers of Alzheimer's Disease
            Hossein Ghanbari, Ph.D.
            (Sr. Vice President Research & Development-Molecular Geriatrics Co.)

12:00-1:00   Lunch (Lower Level Norris Center)

1:00-1:45    The Cholinergic Connection in Alzheimer's Disease
            Marsel Mesulam, M.D.
            (Director, Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology and the
             Alzheimer's Program- Northwestern Medical School)

1:45-2:30    Animal Models of Dementia
            Michael Decker, Ph.D.
            (Pharmaceutical Products Division- Abbott Laboratories)

2:30-2:45    Coffee Break

2:45-3:30    Cell Biology Models in Studies of Alzheimer's Disease
            William Klein, Ph.D.
            (Professor, Neurobiology & Physiology-
              Northwestern University)

3:30-4:15    Prospects for Alzheimer's Disease Therapy
            Mike Williams, Ph.D.
            (Vice President, Neuroscience Drug Discovery-
              Abbott Laboratories)

4:15-4:30    Discussion/Closing Remarks


There is no fee for this symposium, however, space may be limited, so please
let us know if you are planning to come so we can arrange for space and
parking. Please RSVP to:

The Center for Biotechnology            Phone: 708-467-1453, 708-467-1454
Northwestern University                 Fax:   708-467-2180
2153 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208   Email: RLoerzel at nwu.edu.



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