February 29, 2016
- Allen Institute, 615 Westlake Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation invites you to join us for a one-day symposium highlighting research on the biological roots of Alzheimer’s disease. You will also experience the culture of frontier exploration embodied by the Allen Distinguished Investigators – and by guest speakers who exemplify how creativity opens up new ideas and transformative thinking.
- Randy Schekman, University of California, Berkeley: Emerging Frontiers - Unconventional secretion of proteins and RNA from cultured human cells
- Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir, University of Cambridge: Resolving white matter dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease with novel biosensors
- Jeff Iliff & William Rooney, Oregon Health and Science University: Mapping glymphatic pathway function in the human brain - Detecting glio-vascular changes that slow amyloid β clearance from the aging brain
- Aimee Kao, University of California, San Francisco: Dysregulation of pH dynamics in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis
- Rusty Gage, Salk Institute for Biological Studies: Human age-equivalent directly induced neurons to study functional phenotypes of Alzheimer's disease
- Ed Lein, Allen Institute for Brain Science: Probing the cellular architecture of the human neocortex using "live" tissue preparations
- Michael Keiser, David Kokel, and Martin Kampmann, University of California, San Francisco: Systematic elucidation of cellular networks controlling proteinopathy in Alzheimer's disease
- David A. Edwards, Harvard University and Le Laboratoire - Paris, France & Cambridge, USA: How to Imagine and Create Things that Matter
To view the full event schedule, click here.