Thon Awards seminars 2017
Welcome to the third annual Thon Awards seminar.
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.
Register your participation before February 23rd to attend the seminar.
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
Jan Hoeijmakers, professor, Erasmus University, the Netherlands:
“The impact of DNA damage and nutrition on neurodegeneration and aging”
Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, professor, University of Oslo, Norway:
“Do brain aquaporins play a role in Parkinson's disease?”
Henrik Zetterberg, professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden:
“Microglia in Alzheimer's disease - friend, foe or innocent bystander?”
Nenad Bogdanovic, professor, University of Oslo, Norway:
“Hunting the early Alzheimer's disease - "In sanguine veritas"”