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RNA Metabolism in Neurological Disease (10th Brain Research Conference)

Posted on Jul 28, 2015 11:38:00 PM

Conference - Chicago, United States
The 10th Brain Research Conference will bring together an expert speaker line-up
, basic and clinical scientists to discuss the role of perturbed RNA metabolism in neurological diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), frontotemporal dementia (FTD), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), repeat expansion disorders, and others.
Topics will include:
  • TDP-43 and FUS in the pathogenesis of ALS and FTD
  • C9ORF72 repeat expansion in neurological disorders
  • RAN translation in different repeat expansion diseases
  • FMRP and SMN
  • RNA granules and axonal transport
  • Cellular and animal models of RNA defects
  • ASO, gene therapy and other therapeutic approaches
Organization: Elsevier Ltd
Thu, Oct 15, 2015 - Fri, Oct 16, 2015
Westin Chicago River North
320 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, United States
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Tags: RNA research, brain research, United States, Molecular Biology, Research Conference, Metabolism, October, 2015, Health Science, Neuroscience, Chicago, Life Sciences, Conference, Neurology, IL

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