Scientific Program - Contursi Kindred

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Please see below the CONy Scientific Program. Please click on the appropriate section (ordered by ABC) to view the relevant program. Please note that the program and timing is subject to change. To view the program timetable, please click here
 

SUNDAY MARCH 26, 2017 HALL C
 

9:30-10:30 THE GREEK-ITALIAN CONTURSI KINDRED: FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE

The discovery of the p.A53T mutation in the alpha-synuclein gene
Aglaia Athanasiadou, Greece

The history behind the relationship of the Italian to the Greek arm of the Contursi kindred
Paolo Barone, Italy
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
 
Carriers of the p.A53T mutation in Greece today: an opportunity for biomarker discovery and clinical trials
Leonidas Stefanis, Greece
The nuances of neuropathology in carriers of SNCA mutations
Janice Holton, UK

Using neuronally differentiated iPSCs derived from patients with the p. A53T mutation in the alpha-synuclein gene to disentangle Parkinson's Disease pathogenesis
Rebecca Matsas, Greece


12:00-14:30 THE GREEK-ITALIAN CONTURSI KINDRED: FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE
The other mutations in the alpha-synuclein gene: is there a common denominator?
Christos Proukakis, UK
14:30 POSTER AWARDS & CLOSING CEREMONY