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Frontotemporal Dementia

International experts will discuss state-of-the-art approaches to frontotemporal dementia in a two-day satellite meeting--Frontotemporal Dementia: Clinical, Genetic, Biomarker and Pathological Perspectives--July 15-16 at Meyerson Hall. Topics will include clinical overviews of progressive aphasia and social/personality disorder; structural, functional, and biochemical imaging; CSF tau and other biomarkers; animal models of tauopathies; genetic studies of FTD; and effects of FTDP-17 mutations on tau structure and function. 

Physicians, scientists, and caregivers are welcome to register without cost. Poster presentations are encouraged, and due to space limitations, participants are asked to register by June 1, 2004. Registration forms may be found at www.uphs.upenn.edu/cndr/retreatform2.htm.

For information visit www.uphs.upenn.edu/cndr or contact Gayle Joseph, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, (215) 662-4708, or fax (215) 349-5909, and e-mail: viale@mail.med.upenn.edu.

 

 


  Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 34, May 25, 2004

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