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CNDR 2008 Annual Retreat

Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research 2008 RetreatNovember 20, 2008
8:00am - 5:00pm
Biomedical Research Bldg. 2/3 Auditorium
421 Curie Boulevard
University of Pennsylvania

This year, the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR)'s Marian S. Ware Research Retreat will focus on "Genetics of Neurodegenerative Diseases."

Event Information and Registration

To register online to attend, click here.

Here is the agenda for the day's proceedings:

8:30am
Breakfast Buffet
9:00am
Opening Remarks - Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD
Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research
9:15-10:00am

Presentation: "Genetics of Complex Disease"

10:00-10:45am

Presentation: "Genome-Wide Association Studies of Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits"

10:45am
Break and Visit Poster Session
11:15am-12:00pm

Presentation: "PD Genetics - Finding Common Risk Loci and Understanding What They Do"

12:00-12:45pm
  • Vivianna van Deerlin, MD, PhDVivianna Van Deerlin, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory; Program Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Presentation: "Genetic Studies of TDP-43"

12:45pm
Lunch and Visit Poster Session
2:00-3:30pm
Keynote Speaker
  • Gerard D. Schellenberg, PhDGerard D. Schellenberg, PhD
    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Presentation: "Approaches to the Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease"

3:30-3:45pm
Closing Discussion
3:45-4:30pm
Posters, Refreshments and "Best Poster" Award