Conference on human brain tissue research from 13 to 15 June in Venice, Italy

May 24, 2006

Brussels, 23 May 2006

An international conference on human brain tissue research will take place from 13 to 15 June in Venice, Italy.

This international conference will focus on molecular research using human brain tissue and the practice of modern brain banking. The topics include:

  • proteomics;
  • gene expression profiling;
  • neurochemistry;
  • neuropathological diagnostic criteria of neurological and psychiatric diseases;
  • Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, prion diseases, motor neuron diseases, inflammatory and demyelinating diseases, psychiatric illnesses;
  • data handling and protection;
  • ethical issues.

The event is being organised by BrainNet, a Network of Excellence (NoE) funded under the 'Life Sciences' priority of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6).

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