The event is organised by the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Leipzig, the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, and the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg.
The scientific focus lies on neurodegenerative diseases, such as stroke, Alzheimer, dementia and Parkinson, with high unmet medical needs. In addition to findings of the molecular basis of the diseases, new therapeutic and diagnostic approaches will be introduced. As the organisers at the Fraunhofer IZI are deeply involved in the transfer of research results into clinical use, this topic will be intensively debated.
About 400 international guests from research, clinical practice and industry are expected to attend the event in Magdeburg. The dialogue between prestigious scientists and young researchers will be especially promoted.
In a special session addressed to young scientists, Marc Fischer (»stroke«, editor in chief) and Ulrich Dirnagl (»Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism«, editor in chief) will talk about how to get research results published in highly rated journals.