The funding period of Neurocenter Finland pilot research projects ends at the end of 2020. The goal of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health funded Neurocenter Finland pilot research projects was to increase collaboration between organizations and thereby perform worldclass neuroscience. Welcome to hear what kind of breakthroughs have been achieved in pilot research projects!
DATE: 18.11.2020 at 13.00 – 16.15
PLACE: Online in Teams!
Sign up before 18.11.2020 at 11.00! The meeting is held via Teams and the link will be sent for all participants by email.
13.00 -13.10 Welcome words from Neurocenter Finland – Director Mikael von und zu Fraunberg
13.10 -13.30 Challenges in diagnosis and prevention of stroke – Coordinator Nina Forss
13.35 -13.55 Translational research on genetic risk factors of Alzheimers disease (AlzTrans) – Coordinator Mikko Hiltunen
14.00 -14.20 National brain imaging biobank – Coordinator Lauri Parkkonen
14.25 -14.40 Break
14.40 -14.50 Greetings from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland – Development manager Anni Kaukoranta
14.50 -15.10 Rare neurological diseases in Finland: Huntington’s disease and genetic motoneuron diseases – Coordinator Kari Majamaa
15.15 -15.35 Clinical, molecular genetic and translational research on brain tumors – Coordinator Joonas Haapasalo
15.40 -16.00 MS – from molecular mechanisms to personalized care – Coordinator Laura Airas
16.05 -16.15 Closing words – Director Mikael von und zu Fraunberg
After each pilot project presentation there will be 5 minutes reserved for discussion
Open the invitation as pdf here.