Thon Awards seminars 2017

Welcome to the third annual Thon Awards seminar.

Photo of scientists Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, Henrik Zetterberg, Jan Hoeijmakers, Nenad Bogdanovic.

From left: Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, Henrik Zetterberg, Jan Hoeijmakers, Nenad Bogdanovic. Photos: UiO and private.

This is a unique seminar with the Olav Thon Foundation's International Research Awardees for Mathematics and Natural Science and Medicine 2017.

Talks on brain research will be held by International Research Prize winner Jan Hoeijmakers and Research Awardees Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, Henrik Zetterberg and Nenad Bogdanovic. 

Registration

Register your participation before February 23rd to attend the seminar.

Program

11:30 - 11:55

Coffee/Tea - presentations ready

12:00 - 12:15

Rector Ole Petter Ottersen, University of Oslo, Norway: 
Welcome, introduction of the Thon awards and the legacy of the Thon awardees

12:15 -13:00

Jan Hoeijmakers, professor, Erasmus University, the Netherlands:
“The impact of DNA damage and nutrition on neurodegeneration and aging”

13:00 -13:45

Lunch 

13:45 -14:10

Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, professor, University of Oslo, Norway: 
“Do brain aquaporins play a role in Parkinson's disease?”

14:10 -14:35

Henrik Zetterberg, professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden: 
“Microglia in Alzheimer's disease - friend, foe or innocent bystander?”

14:35 -15:00

Nenad Bogdanovic, professor, University of Oslo, Norway:
“Hunting the early Alzheimer's disease - "In sanguine veritas"”
 

Registration

Register your participation.

Published Feb. 10, 2017 03:46 PM - Last modified Feb. 15, 2017 11:24 AM