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From shaggy to dickkopf; deconvoluting the amyloid cascade in Alzheimer’s disease (and some thoughts on why mice don’t get dementia but killer whales should)

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Light refreshments will be served from 5pm, lecture 5.30pm, drinks reception from 6.30pm

Simon Lovestone is Director of Research, King’s Health Partners, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London (www.iop.kcl.ac.uk;) and director of the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health / Biomedical Research Unit for Dementia at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London. He has research interests in the regulation of tau phosphorylation, dementia therapeutics and in the search for genetic and other biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease. Underpinning all these studies is the use of informatics, both clinical informatics, bioinformatics and the challenges of extracting value from very large variable datasets.

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