Upcoming Alana Down Syndrome/Aging Brain Initiative Symposium

Research symposium Oct. 5 & 6th on Glial and Neuronal Biology of the Aging Brain
Cells labeled in green & blue cluster in interesting 'rosette' patterns
The Alana Down Syndrome Center aims to deepen knowledge about Down syndrome and to improve health, autonomy and inclusion of people with this genetic condition.
The Aging Brain Initiative is an interdisciplinary effort by MIT focusing on understanding neurodegeneration and discovery efforts to find hallmarks of aging, both in health and disease.
The ADSC and the ABI are teaming up for a joint symposium, focusing on the challenges of aging brains in cognitively normal adults, and the overlap with aging for people with DS.

The topic of this symposium is Glial and Neuronal Biology of the Aging Brain

 


 

This symposium will take place virtually over the course of two days: October 5 and October 6. The talks on October 5 will take place in the afternoon EST and the October 6 talks will take place in the morning EST. The event is open to the public and free to attend though registration will be required. Be on the lookout for registration emails and more information on this page as the event date approaches.
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