Thon Awards seminars 2016

Welcome to the second annual Thon Awards seminar.

Photos of scientists Jean-Pierre Changeux, Maiken Nedergaard, Menno P. Witter and Lene Juel Rasmussen

From left: Jean-Pierre Changeux, Maiken Nedergaard, Menno P. Witter and Lene Juel Rasmussen. Photos: Private.

This is a unique seminar with the Olav Thon Foundation's International Research Awardees for Mathematics and Natural Science and Medicine 2016.

Talks on brain research will be held by International Research Prize winner Jean-Pierre Changeux and Research Awardees Maiken Nedergaard, Menno P. Witter and Lene Juel Rasmussen.

Registration

Register through the form below before February 22nd to attend the seminar.

Program

12:00 - 12:15

Rector Ole Petter Ottersen, UiO

Welcome, introduction of Olav Thon, the Thon Foundation and Awards and the Thon awardees

12:15-12:45

  • Professor Jean-Pierre Changeux, Institute Pasteur, France
  • From allosteric interactions to the modulation of higher brain functions

12:45-13:15

  • Professor Maiken Nedergaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • The glymphatic system - a new paradigm for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

13:15-13:45

Lunch served by Thon Hotels. Meet the young scientists

13:45-14:15

  • Professor Menno P. Witter, NTNU, Norway
  • Interactions between reelin and amyloid-beta in the entorhinal cortex

14:15-14:45

  • Professor Lene Juel Rasmussen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Role of mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease: a search for therapeutic strategies

Registration

Registration for this seminar is closed.

Published Feb. 12, 2016 3:22 PM - Last modified Apr. 23, 2019 7:57 AM