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Pericytes
24 July 2019 – 24 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

Francis Crick Institute UK DRI hosted event
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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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Vox Conference Centre
03 October 2019 – 04 October 2019

UK DRI: Connectome 2019

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

Birmingham UK DRI hosted event
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Uk Dri Launch 230
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.

Edinburgh UK DRI hosted event
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Burlington Danes 04 940X414
22 June 2018

UK DRI at Imperial: Special Seminar

Topic: Synaptome mapping - new technical approaches for unravelling the molecular architecture of synapses and the brain.

London - Imperial UK DRI hosted event
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Ucl Audiene
22 June 2018

2018 UCL Neuroscience Symposium

With 800 UCL neuroscientists attending, find out about the latest research and foster collaborations.

London - UCL Partner hosted event
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Hammersmith2 Lowres
04 July 2018 – 04 July 2018

ICL Alzheimer’s Research UK Network Centre

London - Imperial Partner hosted event
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19 July 2018

UK DRI at UCL: Official opening

Hear from our funders and leadership team on the establishment journey and vision for the institute, and visit our new labs.

London - UCL UK DRI 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.

Manchester Partner hosted event
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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.

London Partner hosted event
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Cardiff Refurb
25 October 2018

UK DRI at Cardiff: Official Opening

A public engagement and science based all-day event including guest speakers, music and films.

Cardiff UK DRI hosted event
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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

Edinburgh UK DRI hosted event
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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 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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Will Chen
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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03 May 2019 – 03 May 2019

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

Conformers of assembled Tau in human neurodegenerative disease

Francis Crick Institute UK DRI hosted event
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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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Burlington Danes 04 940X414
14 May 2019 – 16 May 2019

Neurotechnology for Dementia Workshop

An exciting three day workshop addressing the “cutting edge” of neurotechnologies for dementia research and care.

London - Imperial UK DRI hosted event
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14 May 2019 – 16 May 2019

Neurotechnology for Dementia Workshop

Jointly hosted by the UK Dementia Research Institute, the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Neurotechnology at Imperial College London and Mission Lucidity

Buckinghamshire UK DRI hosted event
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Bart At Alz Soc
21 May 2019 – 22 May 2019

Alzheimer's Society Conference

Alzheimer’s Society Annual Conference is a must attend event for anyone working in health and social care, local and national government, policy and research.

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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