There will be presentations from international and national collaborators on cognitive neuroscience perspectives. The seminar will also include some of the most recent findings from LCBC.
Time and place: Aug. 30, 2016 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo
09.00 – 09.20 Welcome to LCBC
09.20 – 11.45 Morning session: Cognitive neuroscience perspectives (chaired by Prof. Kristine Walhovd)
09.20 William Jagust: How might Alzheimer’s disease evolve over the lifespan?
10.10-10.25 Coffee break
10.25 Lars Nyberg: Brain maintenance – factors behind declining and preserved memory functioning in aging
11.15 David Bartres-Faz: Can non-invasive brain stimulation contribute to the study of the ageing brain?
11.35-11.50 Coffee break
11.50 -13.00 Lightning talks: Center for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition
13.00-14.00 Lunch (by invitation only)
14.00 – 15.15 Afternoon session: Genetics and molecular neuroscience perspectives (chaired by Prof. René Westerhausen)
14.00 Ragnhildur T. Karadottir: Neuronal regulation of remyelination
14.25 Meryl S. Lillenes: Altered DNA base excision repair profile in brain tissue and blood in Alzheimer’s disease
14.50 Tone Tønjum: On the Brain-Gut axis: Differential expression of DNA repair pathways in human brain and mucosal gut tissue
15.15-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-16.30 Panel Discussions: Challenges of the life span approach (chaired by Prof. Anders Fjell)