Mini-symposium on Cognition and the Ageing Brain

September 8, 2017
Lecture Theatre A, Chancellor's Building, Little France, Edinburgh EH16 4SB

A BBSRC International Partnership mini-symposium

Programme Chaired by Prof Megan Holmes (Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh)

14:00-14:15:  Functional MRI in rats and mice, Dr Anjanette Harris (Centre for Cognitive Ageing & Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh)

14:15-14:30 Reverse the decline of spatial memory in midlife Dr Szu-Han Wang (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinbugh)

14:30-15:10:  Evaluating therapeutic potential of NMDA modulators in the treatment of schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease: from mouse models to clinical trial at National Taiwan University, Prof Wen-Sung Lai (National Taiwan University)

15:10-15:30:  Brain MRI processing and analysis in the presence of structural abnormalities, Dr Maria Valdes-Hernandez (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh)

15:30-16:10:  The cognitive mechanisms of semantic memory and emotion in older adults, Prof Tai-Li Chou (National Taiwan University)