The 14th BRI International Symposium

ALS/FTD: in-depth understanding and up-to-date
SUN 24 March 2024
10:00 → 16:30
Nakada Memorial Hall, Brain Research Institute
BRI hosts an annual international symposium since FY2010 as part of our joint usage/research event. We invite you to join our BRI International Symposium on March 24, 2024.
Date SUN 24 March 2024,
Venue Nakada Memorial Hall
Brain Research Institute,
Niigata University
(1-757 Asahimachidori,
Chuo-ku Niigata 951-8585 JAPAN)
Language English
Fee No participation fee required.
10:00-10:10 Opening remarks Osamu Onodera
Yuka Koike

Brain Research Institute, Niigata University
Chair: Tomohiko Ishihara
10:10-10:40 Short Tandem Repeat and ALS/FTD - genetics and molecular pathomechanisms Yuzo Fujino
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine / Kindai University
10:40-11:00 Perturbation of DNA methylation in the TDP-43 autoregulatory region links to aging. Yuka Koike
Brain Research Institute, Niigata University
11:00-11:20 RNA binding proteins taxonomy in neurodevelopment and diseases Masato Yano
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University
Chair: Akihiro Sugai
11:30-12:30 TDP-43 dysfunction beyond FTD and ALS(tentative) Mercedes Prudencio
Mayo Clinic in Florida
Chair: Masato Yano
13:30-14:00 Detecting cross-β polymers Eiichiro Mori
Nara Medical University
14:00-14:30 Development of Therapeutics for ALS/FTLD through Novel Nucleic Acid Pharmaceuticals Shinsuke Ishigaki
Shiga University of Medical Science
Chair: Manabu Natsumeda
14:30-14:50 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: what we can learn from autopsied human brains Mari Tada
Brain Research Institute, Niigata University
14:50-15:10 Elucidating the degenerative process of the corticospinal circuit in ALS Masaki Ueno
Brain Research Institute, Niigata University
Chair: Taisuke Kato
15:20-16:20 Deciphering TDP-43 functions in health and disease. Shuo-Chien Ling
National University of Singapore
16:20-16:30 Closing remarks Masaki Ueno
Brain Research Institute, Niigata University
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