TWS-Symposium am 31. März 2017 an der Ruhruniversität Bochum, Tagungsraum II (Mensa)





Giovanni Stevanin

(Paris, FRA)

Genotype-phenotype correlations in SPG7

New phenotypes, new genes, and new modes of inheritance


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William Newman

(Manchester, U.K.)

Rare disease gene identification in the frame of the 100.000 genomes project

Stephan Zuchner

(Miami, U.S.A.)

Mutational burden analysis of interaction networks in inherited neuropathies

Prof. Dr. André Reis

(Lehrstuhl am Institut für Humangenetik, Erlangen, GER)

- laudation -

Tom Wahlig Advanced Scholarship 2017


- presentation of funded projects -

Jong-Min Lee

(Boston, U.S.A.)

Identification of genetic factors that modify clinical onset of Huntington's disease

Genetic basis of phenotypic variability in neurogenic movement disorders

Christine Klein

(Lübeck, GER)

Reduced penetrance in hereditary movement disorders

Thorsten Schmidt

(Tübingen, GER)

Targeting the intracellular localization of the affected protein as novel treatment approach in SCA3

Non-genetic therapeutic approaches for inherited neurodegeneration

William Griffiths

(Swansea, U.K.)

Cholesterol Metabolism in SPG5: Potential for Diagnosis and Therapy

Andrea Daga

(Conegliano, ITA)

Atlastin and reticulon interactions in the determination of ER morphology

The neuronal endoplasmic reticulum

Craig Blackstone

(Bethesda, U.S.A.)

New imaging tools for assessing ER morphology changes in HSP models

Gautam Wali

(Sydney, AUS)

Mechanism of impaired microtubule-dependent peroxisome trafficking and oxidative stress in SPAST-mutated cells from HSP-patients

Additional organelles involved in neurodegeneration

Tobias Walther

(Boston, U.S.A.)

Lipids, Organelles and Neurodegenerative disease