|CCL 06.03.09 Protein Folding Disorders, Baltimore, MD|
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Date: Sat Oct 22 17:02:48 2005
Subject: 06.03.09 Protein Folding Disorders, Baltimore, MD
Protein Folding Disorders, Baltimore, MD March 9-10, 2006 http://www.healthtech.com/2006/pfd/index.asp Alzheimers, Parkinson's Disease, one of the inherited forms of emphysema, CJD, Cystic Fibrosis, Type 2 Diabetes, and even some cancers are all related to the abnormal folding of proteins within the body. These devastating diseases cause untold misery, extracting both monetary and human tolls. This highly focused conference will discuss strategies for elucidating protein misfolding mechanisms, methods for improved study of these events and applications to the development of effective drug discovery and development for the treatment of these disorders. Researchers doing work in any related research areas are encouraged to participate. Scientific Advisors Dr. Steve Abcouwer, Penn State University Hershey Medical Center Dr. Susan M. Catalano, Acumen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Thursday March 9 Therapy Shared session with Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies SCIENCE AND POLICY: Joint FDA/USDA Panel on TSE-Safe Products: The Federal Role Shared session with Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Friday March 10 Advances in the Science ls Cause Disease? Dr. Bruce Kagan, Professor, Psychiatry, UCLA Synthetic Mammalian Prions: Hierarchical Assembly and Substructure of Amyloid Fibrils VCP/p97 is Involved in Endoplasmic Reticulum Associated Degradation of CFTR: Implications in Cystic Fibrosis Dr. Neeraj Vij, Pediatric, Pulmonary, Johns Hopkins University Screening and Assays Molecular Chaperones are Required for the Mobility of Nuclear Receptors in Living Cells Dr. Gordon Hager, Lab Chief, Receptor Biology and Gene Expression, National Cancer Institute Development of a Screening Tool for Compounds that Inhibit the Formation of Beta Amyloid Oligomers RNAi Screening to Identify Genetic Factors Associated With Parkinson's Disease Dr. Guy Caldwell, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama Applications Understanding and Preventing the Initial Events in Amyloid B-Protein Assembly Towards Therapeutics for Alzheimers Disease Dr. Gal Bitan, Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles Effects of Intracellular Soluble Misfolded A - Targets of Opportunity Dr. Harry LeVine, III, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, University of Kentucky Soluble Amyloid Oligomer Inhibitors for Treatment of Memory-Related Disorders Dr. Susan Catalano, Ph.D. Director of Discovery Biology, Acumen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For more information please contact: Elizabeth Lamb, Conference Director, Cambridge Healthtech Institute Fax: : 207-493-4573 E-mail: elamb(_)healthtech.com For sponsorship or exhibiting information, please contact: Suzanne Carroll, Manager, Business Development Phone: 617-630-1352, E-mail: scarroll(_)healthtech.comNOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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