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Inaugural UCL “Biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases” PhD course in London highly appreciated

The second edition of a PhD course on Biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases took place on 2-5 April at UCL in London as a collaboration with the University of Gothenburg, where it was established in 2018.  The course featured lectures and interactive group assignments on a range of topics covering biomarkers in blood and cerebrospinal fluid, as well…
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First edition of “Biomarkers in neurodegenerative disorders” PhD course

The first edition of a new PhD course on Biomarkers in neurodegenerative disorders took place on 9-13 April at the University of Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska Academy, Wallenberg Centre. The course featured lectures and interactive group assignments on a range of topics covering biomarkers in blood and cerebrospinal fluid, as well as PET and MRI-imaging of neurodegeneration…
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Kerstin Heurling får anslag till PET-forskning från Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse

Kerstin Heurling, PET-forskare i Michael Schölls forskargrupp, har fått anslag från Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse. Kerstin arbetar med att optimera metodiken för mätning av proteinerna amyloid och tau, som samlas i hjärnan vid Alzheimers sjukdom, samt bortfallet av nervceller i den levande hjärnan. Detta görs med hjälp av så kallade spårämnen. Studiedesignen möjliggör jämförelse av olika…
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Michael Schöll´s research group visits Human Amyloid Imaging Conference in Miami

The 12th Human Amyloid Imaging Conference, HAI, took place in Miami, Florida on January 17-19, 2018. The conference covered various aspects of positron emission tomography imaging of the misfolded proteins tau and amyloid in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), such as: Methodological aspects of quantitative PET including partial volume correction, cross-tracer estimates of uptake and the definition…
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