Learning From Cancer To Advance Neurodegeneration Drug Discovery And Development

The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, USA
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The Learning From Cancer To Advance Neurodegeneration Drug Discovery And Development, organized by the The New York Academy of Sciences will take place on 11th June 2015 at the The New York Academy of Sciences in New York, United States Of America. The conference will cover areas like how their research relates to both cancer and neurodegeneration and what we can learn about cell biology and function from these seemingly disparate diseases. Talks will also discuss cancer drug repurposing opportunities for Alzheimer’s and related dementias.


08:00 AM - 06:00 PM General Hours

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100 - 500
Based on previous editions

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Medical & Pharma


Jun 2015

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Howard Fillit

Howard Fillit

Founding Executive Director at Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Mount Sinai... New York, United States
Sonya Dougal

Sonya Dougal

Works at The New York Academy of Sciences
Li-Huei Tsai

Li-Huei Tsai

Professor and Director - Picower Institute for Learning and Memory... United States
Diana Shineman

Diana Shineman

Director, Scientific Affairs at Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation United States
Kurt Brunden

Kurt Brunden

Director, CNDR Drug Discovery at University of Pennsylvania United States
Carlos Buesa

Carlos Buesa

Founder & Chairman of the Board, Oryzon at Oryzon Spain
Raymond Scott Turner

Raymond Scott Turner

Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorders Program... United States

Schedule & Agenda

Thu, 11 Jun 08:00 AM - 08:45 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Thu, 11 Jun 08:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sonya Dougal, PhD, The New York Academy of SciencesHoward Fillit, MD, The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Thu, 11 Jun 09:00 AM - 09:40 AM
Inverse Association Between Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease: Review of the Epidemiologic And Biological Evidence
Jane Driver, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Thu, 11 Jun 09:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Chaperones and Protein Homeostasis in Neurodegeneration and Cancer
Stuart Calderwood, PhD, Harvard Medical School
Thu, 11 Jun 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
TFEB u2013 Major Transcriptional Regulator Targeting Cellular Clearance Mechanisms
Hui Zheng, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
Thu, 11 Jun 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Networking Coffee Break
Thu, 11 Jun 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Non-Coding RNAs and Epigenetic Modulation
Claes Wahlestedt, MD, PhD, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Thu, 11 Jun 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Genetics Underlying Common Targets in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease
David M. Roy, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Thu, 11 Jun 12:10 PM - 01:30 PM
Networking Lunch Break and Poster Session
All poster presenters should stand by their posters 12:30 PMu20131:30 PM
Thu, 11 Jun 01:30 PM - 02:10 PM
Improving Synaptic Connections and Reducing Inflammation with Failed Cancer Drug AZD05030
Stephen M. Strittmatter, MD, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine
Thu, 11 Jun 02:10 PM - 02:40 PM
LSD1 Inhibition for Cancer and Neurodegeneration
Carlos Buesa, PhD, Oryzon
Thu, 11 Jun 02:40 PM - 03:10 PM
Networking Coffee Break
Thu, 11 Jun 03:10 PM - 03:40 PM
Repurposing Nilotinib to Boost Autophagy for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease
Raymond Scott Turner, MD, PhD, Georgetown University
Thu, 11 Jun 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM
New Strategies to Target Microtubule Stabilization for Neurodegeneration
Kurt Brunden, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Thu, 11 Jun 04:10 PM - 04:40 PM
RXR Agonism for Neurodegenerative Disease
Gary Landreth, PhD, Case Western Reserve University
Thu, 11 Jun 04:40 PM - 05:10 PM
Therapeutic Strategies for Epigenetic Alterations and Cellular Dysfunction
Li Huei Tsai, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thu, 11 Jun 05:10 PM - 05:15 PM
Closing Remarks
Howard Fillit, MD, The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Thu, 11 Jun 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Networking Reception
Thu, 11 Jun 06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Symposium Adjourns

Visitor Ticket Price

30 USDMember
65 USDNonmember (Non-profit)
15 USDStudent / Postdoc Member
85 USDNonmember (Corporate)
65 USDNonmember (Academia)
45 USDNonmember (Student / Postdoc / Resident

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