Biotech China 2014

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, May 1, 2008
07:00:00 Registration, Exhibits & Breakfast
08:00:00 Conference Chairman’s Welcome Franz Hefti
08:30:00 The Changing Face of AD’s Origins – from Neurodegeneration to Synaptic Plasticity Susan Catalano
09:00:00 The Evolution of Aß-Targeted Drug Discovery: from Fibrils to Oligomers Harry LeVine III
09:30:00 The Effects of Aß on the Molecular Mechanisms of Learning and Memory Jane Sullivan
10:00:00 Panel Discussion to Address Previous Three Presentations Jane Sullivan, Harry LeVine III, Susan Catalano
10:30:00 Morning Networking Break
11:00:00 Starting at the Beginning: Identification of a New Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer's Disease Prevention And Treatment David Teplow
11:45:00 Antihypertensive Drugs Which Attenuate Oligomerization of ?-amyloid Peptides Into High Molecular Weight Soluble Species Giulio Maria Pasinetti
12:30:00 Luncheon
14:00:00 AL-108: A Case Study for Cognitive and Neuroprotection Bruce H. Morimoto
14:45:00 ApoE and Other Emerging Genetic Variants as Biomarkers for AD Steven G. Younkin
15:30:00 Afternoon Networking Break
16:00:00 Plasma A? Levels as a Premorbid Biomarker for Cognitive Decline Neill R. Graff-Radford
16:45:00 Conference Chairman’s Closing Comments
17:00:00 Networking Cocktail Reception
19:00:00 Day One Concludes
Friday, May 2, 2008
07:30:00 Registration, Exhibits & Breakfast
08:00:00 Conference Chairman’s Recap of Day One / Day Two Welcome Bruce H. Morimoto
08:15:00 Modulation of the Cholinergic System in the 3xTg-AD Mice Salvatore Oddo
09:00:00 Clinical trials in AD: Old Challenges, New Opportunities Eric W. Harris
09:45:00 Morning Networking Break
10:15:00 The Application of Structural and Functional MRI for Preclinical AD Therapy Monitoring Feng Luo
11:00:00 Imaging in Pre-Clinical Studies of Alzheimer’s Disease Barry J. Bedell
11:45:00 Cortical Thickness Analysis and a Web-Database for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials Alan C. Evans
12:30:00 Luncheon
13:45:00 Why Alzheimer’s is a Disease of Memory: The attack on Synapses by Pathogenic Aß Oligomers William L. Klein
14:30:00 The Inhibition of Amyloid Self-Assembly into Soluble Oligomers and Fibrils Ehud Gazit
15:15:00 Misfolded SOD1 - A New Target in Alzheimer’s Disease George E. Adams
16:00:00 Conference Chairman’s Closing Remarks
16:15:00 Conference Concludes
4th Annual Pharma R&D Asia Congress
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