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10 July 2022 – 10 July 2022

CURE-ND Networking Event at FENS

Come and join us for an evening networking session with our partners from the CURE-ND (Catalysing a United Response in Europe to Neurodegenerative Diseases) alliance at FENS 2022

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08 September 2022 – 09 September 2022

Novel mechanisms, tools, and therapies in neuroinflammation

Course aimed at researchers and clinicians interested in neuro-immune interactions and neuroinflammation.

London - Kings UK DRI hosted event
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14 September 2022 – 15 September 2022

Making it Brain: A Neuroscience Research and Career Mini-Conference for Students

An insight into the day-to-day working lives of academic scientists and clinicians in the UK Dementia Research Institute!

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Here you will find any external activities hosted by the UK DRI. If you are a UK DRI researcher, you can find all internal events on the UK DRI Portal.

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11 April 2018 – 12 April 2018

UK DRI at Edinburgh: Official opening

This two-day meeting marks the launch of the UK DRI at Edinburgh. It brings together speakers from Scotland, and beyond.

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04 July 2018 – 04 July 2018

ICL Alzheimer’s Research UK Network Centre

London - Imperial Partner hosted event
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21 September 2018 – 21 September 2018

8th Frontotemporal Dementia UK Annual meeting

Bringing together researchers in the UK who are working on frontotemporal dementia and associated disorders.

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De Vere Wokefield
27 September 2018 – 28 September 2018

UK DRI: Connectome 2018

The annual retreat for UK DRI researchers from across all centres to meet one another, share research and challenge ideas.

Reading UK DRI hosted event
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23 October 2018 – 23 October 2018

Neurosciences and brain tumour research: joining forces for greater impact

A Task and Finish Working Group, chaired by Chris Witty (DHSC Chief Scientific Adviser), was established in 2016 as a direct result of a parliamentary debate on the funding of brain tumour research in the UK.

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16 November 2018 – 16 November 2018

Workshop: Neurofilament as a biomarker

Conveners: Henrik Zetterberg (UCL) and Paul Matthews (Imperial)

London - Imperial UK DRI hosted event
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13 December 2018 – 13 December 2018

Edinburgh Neuroscience Public Christmas Lecture

Join us for EdInburgh Neuroscience's 2018 annual Christmas Public Lecture

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14 January 2019 – 14 January 2019

UK DRI - Meet The Funders

Thinking about applying for fellowships or for your first independent grant and would like to get some guidance?

London - UCL UK DRI hosted event
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15 February 2019 – 15 February 2019

KCL hosts new UK DRI recruits

London - Kings UK DRI hosted event
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18 February 2019 – 19 February 2019

UK DRI at KCL: Official Opening

London - Kings UK DRI hosted event
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Aruk
19 March 2019 – 20 March 2019

ARUK Conference 2019

Harrogate Partner hosted event
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02 April 2019 – 02 April 2019

Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Diseases

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases course for 2019

London - UCL Partner hosted event
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09 April 2019 – 09 April 2019

Genomics and Drug Discovery: a view from industry - Will Chen

A view from industry on mathematical and computational technologies, and analysis of genomics scale data for drug discovery and development in neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases.

London - Imperial UK DRI hosted event
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Prof Miia Kivipelto
09 April 2019 – 09 April 2019

The World-Wide FINGERS toolbox for dementia prevention - Prof Miia Kivipelto

A discussion on the first large long-term trial indicating that multi-domain intervention can prevent cognitive impairment in at-risk elderly people

London - Imperial UK DRI hosted event
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03 May 2019 – 03 May 2019

UK DRI Guest Seminar, Benjamin Falcon (University of Cambridge)

Conformers of assembled Tau in human neurodegenerative disease

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08 May 2019 – 08 May 2019

From Academia to Industry: A Lunchtime Conversation

Are you exploring a potential career move to industry? Come and hear two scientists talk about their career pathway, their transition from academia to industry, pros and cons, career tips…there will be plenty of time for an interactive Q&A session.

London - UCL UK DRI hosted event
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Fodele Beach Water Park
13 May 2019 – 15 May 2019

CamBioScience Conference

The 2019 conference will focus on: “Development of the dopaminergic system-from stem cells to circuits”.

Crete, Greece UK DRI hosted event
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Bart At Alz Soc
21 May 2019 – 22 May 2019

Alzheimer's Society Conference

London Partner hosted event
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15 June 2019 – 15 June 2019

MRC Summer Science Fete 2019

Meet scientists and discuss research at the Summer Science Fete at UCL on June 15, 2-6pm. This will be a fun day for all ages and will include hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations and games.

London - UCL Partner hosted event
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Synapse Symposium
27 June 2019 – 28 June 2019

Synapse Symposium: Physiology and Pathophysiology

An outstanding international forum for synapse biology in physiological and pathophysiological conditions

London - Kings UK DRI hosted event
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09 July 2019 – 09 July 2019

PhD & Postdoc Career Day, UCL - event & webstream

Get a clearer picture on your career path from an excellent and diverse range of professionals at this 1-day UCL career event aimed at PhD students and postdocs.

London - UCL Partner hosted event
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Pericytes
24 July 2019 – 25 July 2019

The role of capillary pericytes in health, stroke and Alzheimer's disease - Prof David Attwell

In this UK DRI seminar, Prof David Attwell will share exciting data from his lab that suggest a new role of amyloid beta in reducing cerebral blood flow via pericyte-mediated capillary constriction.

London - UCL UK DRI hosted event
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12 August 2019 – 13 August 2019

The 12th UK-KOREA Neuroscience Symposium

A fantastic 2-day symposium promoting collaboration between neuroscience communities in Korea and the UK

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Carla Shatz
06 September 2019 – 06 September 2019

​Saving the Synapse: Developmental critical periods and Alzheimer's disease - Prof Carla Shatz

The UK DRI is delighted to invite you to this lecture with a world-leading neurobiologist and pioneer of early brain development research

London - UCL UK DRI hosted event
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06 September 2019 – 13 September 2019

Neurotechnology for Dementia Workshop

London - Imperial UK DRI hosted event
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03 October 2019 – 04 October 2019

UK DRI: Connectome 2019

The annual retreat for UK DRI researchers from across all centres to meet, share research and challenge ideas.

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08 October 2019 – 08 October 2019

Recent biological insights into Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases suggest novel therapies - Prof Dennis Selkoe

The UK DRI is delighted to invite you to this lecture with Prof Dennis Selkoe, MD - a pioneer in the neurobiology of neurodegenerative disease

London - UCL UK DRI hosted event
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12 December 2019 – 12 December 2019

A Common Mechanism for Inflammatory Neuronal Death in Alzheimer’s Disease and ALS: From Bench to Basket Clinical Trial

The UK DRI is delighted to invite you to this joint lecture between UK DRI at UCL and the Francis Crick Institute

London - UCL UK DRI hosted event
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24 January 2020 – 24 January 2020

UK DRI Special Seminar with Virginia Lee & John Trojanowski

Exclusive seminar with world-renowned Professor Virginia Lee and Professor John Trojanowski, hosted by UK DRI at King's

London - Kings UK DRI hosted event
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12 February 2020 – 12 February 2020

Dementia Care Research Summit 2020 - Live stream

Celebrating successes in dementia care research

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17 March 2020 – 18 March 2020

Cancelled - Alzheimer’s Research UK Annual Conference

Newport Partner hosted event
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17 April 2020 – 17 April 2020

Friday Forum - Grant Writing Workshop

Guidance on how to develop and structure grant applications and pitfalls to avoid

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20 April 2020 – 20 April 2020

Special Guest Seminar - Christian Haass

Microglial modulation in neurodegenerative disease – innovative therapies or devilish gambling?

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21 April 2020 – 21 April 2020

Partners & Platforms Seminar - Structural Genomics Consortium and Centre for Medicine Discovery

How can the Structural Genomics Consortium/Centre for Medicine Discovery partner with UK DRI to accelerate new biology and therapeutic discovery

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28 April 2020 – 28 April 2020

Webinar: Prof David Klenerman hosted by UK DRI at King's

"Detecting and Characterising the Protein Aggregates Formed in Neurodegenerative Diseases"

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01 May 2020 – 01 May 2020

Friday Forum - Insights into Working with Industry and Drug Discovery

How do we work together? Views from both industry and academia.

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04 May 2020 – 04 May 2020

Special Guest Seminar - Adriano Aguzzi

The cellular pathology of prion diseases

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06 May 2020 – 06 May 2020

Partners & Platforms Seminar - Principles of Microscopy with ZEISS

Are you new to microscopy, or would like a refresher on the basics?

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07 May 2020 – 07 May 2020

Partners & Platforms Seminar - Open Targets

OpenTargets and the Identification, prioritisation and validation of genetic associations with Alzheimer’s disease using human cellular models and CRISPR screens

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12 May 2020 – 12 May 2020

Special Guest Seminar - Alison Goate

Human Genetics implicates efferocytosis in Alzheimer’s disease risk

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15 May 2020 – 15 May 2020

Friday Forum - Choosing a methodology

Why do I use this technique? Insights from UK DRI researchers.

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18 May 2020 – 18 May 2020

Partners & Platforms Seminar - Fundamentals of optical sectioning with ZEISS

A more detailed looked into microscopy, lead by a specialist from ZEISS.

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21 May 2020 – 21 May 2020

Friday Forum - ECR Monthly Meeting (May)

A monthly informal meeting for UK DRI Early Career Researchers

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29 May 2020 – 29 May 2020

Dementias Platform UK (DPUK): Multi-modal Data Access in a Digital Age

How the UK DRI can work with DPUK​ to accelerate dementia research

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02 June 2020 – 12 June 2020

Virtual DPUK Datathon

Collaborate in multidisciplinary teams online at the first virtual DPUK datathon.

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04 June 2020 – 04 June 2020

Virtual Symposium: Building bridges in neurodegeneration research: CRISPR, stem cells, and single-cell profiling

Exchange ideas and spark new collaborations

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10 June 2020 – 10 June 2020

Special Guest Seminar - Beth Stevens

Unraveling Microglia Function and Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Disease

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10 June 2020 – 10 June 2020

Partners & Platforms Seminar - Image Analysis with ZEISS

A broad look at image analysis, lead by a specialist from ZEISS

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Madeline Lancaster
15 June 2020 – 15 June 2020

UK DRI at UCL Seminar - Dr Madeline Lancaster

Modeling human brain development and evolution using cerebral organoids

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16 June 2020 – 16 June 2020

Online Conference: Frontiers in Traumatic Brain Injury

A broad scope of topics to attempt to cover scientific advances into the fundamental understanding of traumatic brain injury and its clinical management.

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19 June 2020 – 19 June 2020

Friday Forum - ECR Monthly Meeting (June)

A monthly informal meeting for UK DRI Early Career Researchers

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23 June 2020 – 23 June 2020

Special Guest Seminar - Huda Y. Zogbhi

Genetic Studies to Gain Insight into Neurodegenerative Disorders

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30 June 2020 – 30 June 2020

What is IP and what is it worth?

Part of the UK DRI Translation Series

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02 July 2020 – 02 July 2020

Tackling Challenges in Neurodegenerative Research: Analysing Gene Expression with RNAscope

A presentation of the RNAscope in situ hybridization (ISH) technology

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03 July 2020 – 03 July 2020

Friday Forum - Methodology Webinar

In vivo imaging and Adeno-Associated Virus techniques and manufacture

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10 July 2020 – 10 July 2020

Glial Cells: Identities, functions and roles in brain health and disease

An introductory course

Glasgow Partner hosted event
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10 July 2020 – 10 July 2020

Friday Forum - Bench to clinic with Prof Sarah Tabrizi

Insights from the search for therapies for Huntington’s disease

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15 July 2020 – 15 July 2020

FENS2020 - A path to therapies: key outstanding questions in dementia research

A Special Interest Event hosted by UK DRI

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17 July 2020 – 17 July 2020

Partners & Platforms Seminar - DEMON Network/UK DRI Research Showcase

DEMON Network & UK DRI: driving forward experimental dementia research with data science and artificial intelligence

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24 July 2020 – 24 July 2020

Friday Forum - ECR Monthly Meeting (July)

A monthly informal meeting for UK DRI Early Career Researchers

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28 July 2020 – 28 July 2020

Partners & Platforms - Development and Application of Molecular Imaging Methods and Infrastructure for Dementia Research

In partnership with DPUK

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31 July 2020 – 31 July 2020

Friday Forum - A beginner’s guide to large-scale neuronal recordings in vivo

Electrophysiology with Neuropixels, two-photon and wide-field calcium imaging and functional ultrasound imaging

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09 September 2020 – 12 September 2020

Vas-Cog 2020

Conference on the topic of vasculature

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16 September 2020 – 16 September 2020

Dementia Biodesign Workshop

Knowledge Transfer Network is holding the 4th in its series of biodesign workshops in collaboration with the UK DRI

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02 October 2020 – 02 October 2020

DEMON-UK DRI Joint Seminar Series

The first part in the DEMON-UK DRI joint seminar series, featuring talks from Dr Timothy Rittman and Prof Valentina Escott-Price

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06 October 2020 – 06 October 2020

Special Guest Seminar - Prof Ray Dolan

'An early marker for Alzheimer’s Disease?'

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14 October 2020 – 16 October 2020

Connectome 2020

The annual retreat for UK DRI researchers from across all centres to meet, share research and challenge ideas.

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27 November 2020 – 27 November 2020

UK DRI Translational Showcase 2020

The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) is hosting their first Translational Showcase. This event is intended for those in the industry and investment community, but open for anyone to attend.​​

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10 February 2021 – 10 February 2021

Rosetrees Interdisciplinary workshop on neurodegenerative diseases of the brain

Co-sponsored by the UK DRI

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23 February 2021 – 24 February 2021

CURE-ND Neurotechnology Workshop

“Innovative models of neurodegenerative diseases”

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04 March 2021 – 05 March 2021

The Brain Conference 2021

This two-day conference will feature a selection of fantastic speakers, invited by our conference Chairs from around the globe.

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23 March 2021 – 26 March 2021

Alzheimer's Research UK Conference 2021

UK’s largest dementia research conference

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12 April 2021 – 15 April 2021

BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience

From 12-15 April 2021, in partnership with the UK Dementia Research Institute, the British Neuroscience Association will host its fifth Festival of Neuroscience (BNA2021).

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21 April 2021 – 23 April 2021

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'Bring your own brain' Festival of neuroscience

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26 May 2021 – 28 May 2021

Mechanistic insights into the pathophysiology of ALS

A virtual meeting bringing together the ALS research community.

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14 June 2021 – 16 June 2021

Expanded repeat disorders: from mechanisms to therapies

Exploring the latest biology of repeat loci in the genome and the diseases they cause

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15 September 2021 – 16 September 2021

Making it Brain: A Neuroscience Research and Career Mini-Conference for Students

An insight into the day-to-day working lives of academic scientists and clinicians in the UK Dementia Research Institute!

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29 September 2021 – 29 September 2021

Building an early warning system for dementia

A public webinar from the UK DRI

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18 November 2021 – 18 November 2021

The emerging roles of glia in neurodegenerative diseases

A virtual symposium highlighting increasing knowledge about the important roles of glia in neurodegenerative disease.

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14 December 2021 – 16 December 2021

The Lancet Summit: Presymptomatic Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

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24 January 2022 – 24 January 2022

Experimental Design and 3Rs Training Workshop

The UK DRI supports researchers in the development and use of tools and models that can improve animal welfare.

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24 February 2022 – 25 February 2022

The Brain Conference 2022

A two-day virtual event featuring clinical teaching talks and research presentations from speakers at the forefront of their fields.

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28 February 2022 – 02 March 2022

Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2022

Registration for the ARUK Clinical Research Conference 2021 is now open.

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07 March 2022 – 11 March 2022

DPUK Spring Academy for beginner cohort analysts

DPUK's all-new Spring Academy is a week-long series of lectures, presentations and guided tutorials giving researchers an introduction to cohort data analysis techniques.

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09 March 2022 – 09 March 2022

UCL MSc Dementia virtual information session

Join this webinar to discover more about UCL's flagship Dementia MSc programme.

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23 March 2022 – 23 March 2022

Imperial Lates: The Brain

Science on the mind? Journey into the brain with an evening of thoughtful, head-bending science in South Kensington

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11 April 2022 – 11 April 2022

World Parkinson’s Day showcase from the UK DRI at Cardiff University

Meet scientists investigating the causes of Parkinson's Disease & hear about the latest cutting-edge research in the field

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06 May 2022 – 06 May 2022

"How do protein-RNA condensates form and contribute to disease?"

UK DRI Seminar with new UK DRI at King's Centre Director, Prof Jernej Ule

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25 May 2022 – 27 May 2022

CURE-ND workshop for Early Career Researchers

The first ECR Workshop bringing together researchers from the CURE-ND alliance, taking place in the heart of London's Camden Town.

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