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Non-neuronal cells – A final symposium report


The last scientific session for the symposium was on non-neuronal cells and comprised of speakers from around the world. Professor Hugh Perry (Southampton, UK) gave the first presentation. He discussed the commonality between various neurodegenerative diseases and the role inflammation, microglia and macrophages play. In neurodegeneration, microglia proliferate and are primed by the molecules CSF-1…… Continue reading Non-neuronal cells – A final symposium report

2014 · 2014 International Symposium - Brussels · Insights · Scientific

Murine models – A report from Brussels


Linda Greensmith from UCL, UK and Bradley Turner from the Florey Institute, Australia chaired one of the final sessions for Saturday on Murine Models. With the number of causative genes increasing over the last 20 years it is critical to understand the disease mechanism for each gene to progress understanding of the disease and more…… Continue reading Murine models – A report from Brussels