About this event

  • Date and time Wed 26 May 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Geriatrics and Gerontology

Join this final session of a four-part webinar series to discuss the role of the tau tangle in the pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease and the anticipated impact of a novel therapeutic approach in late-stage development.

During this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the tau tangle in the pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease
  • Appreciate the limitations of previous research in modifying tau activity
  • Appreciate how a novel therapeutic approach in late-stage development could modify medical practice in this area

Visit the Geriatrics and Gerontology Section page to book for all 4 sessions of this series and use code 'GGP6063MULTIBUY' at checkout to get a 20% discount. Please note, you must be booked for all 4 sessions to be eligible for this discount.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 26 May 2021.

Member

RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£12.00 £9.00 £6.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
£20.00 £15.00 £10.00

Key speakers

Professor Claude Wischik

Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Speaker's biography

Professor Claude Wischik is board-certified in psychiatry, professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. A pioneer in Tau research, he discovered the tau protein compositional structure of the Alzheimer’s tangles and established that it was possible to dissolve tangles with pharmaceutically viable compounds that act as Tau Aggregation Inhibitors.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Professor Ronald C. Hamdy and Dr Laura Cole

Alzheimer's disease tangles as a driver of dementia and a near-term drug target

Professor Claude Wischik

Panel debate
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Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.  

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