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Inaugural Lecture LCSB Director Prof. Heneka

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Conférencier : Prof. Dr Michael Heneka
Date de l'événement : lundi 17 octobre 2022 17:00 - 18:00
Lieu : Maison du Savoir (MSA) Auditorium 3.520 (3rd floor)
2, avenue de l'Université
4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

Title: Innate Immunity in Alzheimer's

About the speaker: Michael Heneka is a board-certified neurologist and clinician-scientist with over 25 years of experience in studying neurodegenerative diseases at experimental, preclinical and clinical levels. He has a long-standing interest in immunology and neuroscience. The main focus of his work is related to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At the clinical level, he had established a neurodegenerative outpatient unit at both the University of Münster and the University of Bonn in Germany. Before coming to Luxembourg, he led the department of Neurodegenerative Disease and Geriatric Psychiatry in Bonn from 2016 to 2021. His research at LCSB is focusing on neuroinflammation to understand molecular mechanisms of inflammatory regulation in a variety of neurodegenerative diseases.

The event starts at 17:00 followed by a cocktail

Registration: Registration is mandatory and will open soon.

Pictures: some pictures will be taken during the event. If you do not want to be photographed, please inform the organisers when you arrive.