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Fifth International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
24-29 July, 1996
More than 1500 people have registered to attend this meeting, making it the largest ever convened in the field of Alzheimer's disease research. The Alzheimer Research Forum marks the public launch of its pilot World Wide Web site by featuring the following 12 presentations from the meeting. The recorded presentations will be edited into virtual slide talks and will be available on the site from around August 1. The presenters have agreed to respond to questions from the Web audience for an eight-week period after the conference.
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- Synthesis and metabolism of presenilin 1 with mutations
linked to familial Alzheimer's Disease in transgenic
David Borchelt (Sangram Sisodia presenting), Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
(#95 (poster), 24 July, 16:00-18:00.)
- Evolution of Alzheimer's disease related intraneuronal
Heiko Braak, J.W. Goethe University.
(#144 (plenary), 25 July 8:30-9:30.)
- The presenilin 1 and 2 mutations linked to familial
Alzheimer's disease increase the extracellular concentration
of amyloid beta protein ending at AB42(43).
Steven Younkin, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville.
(#149 (symposium), 25 July, 11:20-11:40.)
- Complete genomic screen in late-onset familial Alzheimer's
Margaret Pericak-Vance, Duke University Medical Center.
(#233 (poster), 25 July, 16:00-18:00.)
- Involvement of tau protein kinase in Alzheimer's disease
Kazutomo Imahori, Mitsubishi Kasei Institute of Life Sciences.
(#300 (symposium), 26 July, 11:20-11:40.)
- Estrogen, ApoE and the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Cornelia Van Duijn, Erasmus University Medical School.
(#315 (oral), 26 July, 12:00-12:15.)
- Anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of incident Alzheimer's
disease in a defined community population.
Laurel A. Beckett, Rush University.
(#318 (oral), 26 July, 12:45-13:00.)
- Cholinergic function and apoE polymorphism in Alzheimer's
Hilkka Soininen, University of Kuopio.
(#540 (poster), 27 July, 9:30-11:30.)
- Two homologous genes associated with early onset
familial Alzheimer's disease.
Peter St. George-Hyslop, University of Toronto.
(#610 (symposium), 28 July, 12:00-12:20.)
- Senile dementia with abundant neurofibrillary tangles
without accompanying senile plaques. A new disease entity separable from SDAT?
Kenji Ikeda, Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry.
(#605 (symposium), 28 July, 11:20-11:40.)
- Proteolytic Processing of Wild-Type and Mutant Forms of
Tae-Wan Kim, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
(#624 (oral), 28 July, 12:30-12:45.)
- Monokines Reduce Accumulatoin of Beta-Peptide in
Cultured Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells by Enhancing
the Nonamyloidogenic Processing of Beta-APP.
Janusz Frackowiak, New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental
(#797 (oral), 29 July, 11:15-11:30.)