Perspectives on Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition
Welcome to the opening seminar of the Center for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition (LCBC). There will be presentations from international and national collaborators on cognitive neuroscience perspectives. The seminar will also include some of the most recent findings from LCBC.
09.00 – 09.20 Welcome to LCBC
09.20 – 11.45 Morning session: Cognitive neuroscience perspectives (chaired by Prof. Kristine Walhovd)
09.20 William Jagust: How might Alzheimer’s disease evolve over the lifespan?
10.10-10.25 Coffee break
10.25 Lars Nyberg: Brain maintenance - factors behind declining and preserved memory functioning in aging
11.15 David Bartres-Faz: Can non-invasive brain stimulation contribute to the study of the ageing brain?
11.35-11.50 Coffee break
11.50 -13.00 Lightning talks: Center for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition
13.00-14.00 Lunch (by invitation only)
14.00 - 15.15 Afternoon session: Genetics and molecular neuroscience perspectives (chaired by Prof. René Westerhausen)
14.00 Ragnhildur T. Karadottir: Neuronal regulation of remyelination
14.25 Meryl S. Lillenes: Altered DNA base excision repair profile in brain tissue and blood in Alzheimer’s disease
14.50 Tone Tønjum: On the Brain-Gut axis: Differential expression of DNA repair pathways in human brain and mucosal gut tissue
15.15-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-16.30 Panel Discussions: Challenges of the life span approach (chaired by Prof. Anders Fjell)
Registration: Space is limited, and available on a first-come-first serve basis. Lunch is by invitation only. Please sign up via: https://nettskjema.uio.no/answer/lcbc-seminar.html