International neurobiology symposium, Hungary

February 5, 2003

Brussels, 04 Feb 2003

The biological research centre of Szeged is hosting an international symposium entitled 'neurobiology of ageing: molecular approaches' from 7 to 8 March in Szeged, Hungary.

The search for new molecules which promote healthy ageing and reverse age-dependent alterations of nervous functions represents a real challenge for biomedical research in the European Community.

This symposium aims to provide an overview of the neurobiology of ageing, investigate the role of steroids in age-related changes of the nervous system, and to explore their therapeutic usefulness for reversing age-associated cognitive deficits, depression, neuronal atrophy and myelin abnormalities under a multidisciplinary approach.

The event is open to PhD students, to the participants of the international training course, and to the representatives of small and medium-sized European biotech enterprises.

In addition to courses and seminars, keynote speakers from across Europe have been invited to give presentations, and a round table will take place on the subject of: 'disorders in development and ageing caused by aberrant steroid signalling'.

For further information, please contact:
Dr Valerie Serval,
80 rue du Général Leclerc
946 Le Kremlin Bicetre, France

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

James Fryer illustration (27 July 2017)

It is not Luddism to be cautious about destroying an academic publishing industry that has served us well, says Marilyn Deegan

Jeffrey Beall, associate professor and librarian at the University of Colorado Denver

Creator of controversial predatory journals blacklist says some peers are failing to warn of dangers of disreputable publishers

Hand squeezing stress ball
Working 55 hours per week, the loss of research periods, slashed pensions, increased bureaucracy, tiny budgets and declining standards have finally forced Michael Edwards out
Kayaker and jet skiiers

Nazima Kadir’s social circle reveals a range of alternative careers for would-be scholars, and often with better rewards than academia

hole in ground

‘Drastic action’ required to fix multibillion-pound shortfall in Universities Superannuation Scheme, expert warns