DECIPHERING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS
23 – 26 May 2017 Edinburgh
An invitation to Edinburgh
On behalf of the Prion 2017 Congress committee we invite you to join us in Edinburgh for the International Conference Deciphering Neurodegenerative Disorders-PRION 2017. The historic city of Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a magnificent back-drop to the congress to be held at the centrally located Assembly Rooms providing first class facilities whilst retaining easy access to the delights of the city. The gala dinner will be held at the Royal Museum of Scotland and we will be inviting you to join us there for a ceilidh.
Of course the main purpose of the congress is for us to discuss the latest research being carried out in prion diseases and the broader field of neurodegenerative diseases and to examine the commonalities and differences between these devastating diseases. We aim to provide an opportunity to hear the latest international research in a diverse range of subject areas within the field. There will be invited speakers and we will also make this congress a great opportunity for young scientists at the start of their careers to speak and present their work too. We look forward to seeing you at this congress.
Jean Manson and Richard Knight
Co-Chairs of the Prion 2017 Organising Committee
Scotland is a progressive nation built on dynamism, creativity and the worldwide reputation for the warmth of its people. Its long intellectual history also makes it an ideal place for PRION2017. Great minds like Charles Darwin, David Hume, Adam Smith and Alexander Fleming were trained at its universities and medical institutions, and some of the world’s most creative writers and artists including Robert Burns, Arthur Conan Doyle, and JK Rowling flourished in its coffee houses and pubs. Edinburgh has also been home to notable developments in medicine, new technologies, and the life sciences, including Dolly the Sheep, stem cell research, and liver transplantation.
Registration Opens: November 2016
Abstract Submission Opens: November 2016
Abstract Submission Closes: 15 February 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 2017