Three senior JPND personnel will participate at the AAAS annual meeting in a session entitled ‘Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Need for Multidisciplinary and Global Approaches’

Professor Philippe Amouyel, Chair of the JPND Management Board, Professor Thomas Gasser, Chair of the JPND Scientific Advisory Board and Professor Laura Fratiglioni, member of the JPND Scientific Advisory Board will be present at the session which takes place on;

Sunday, February 20, 2011
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
145A (Washington Convention Center)

Dr. Neil Buckholtz, of the National Institute on Aging will also participate.

The session will be chaired by the Director of DG-Health and Innovation at the European Commission (EC) Dr. Ruxandra Draghia-Akli, and was organised by Dr. Elmar Nimmesgern at the EC.

More details of the session are available at the first link below.  The second link contains general information on the whole AAAS multi day event.



February 8, 2011