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Segerfalk Symposium

The Segerfalk Symposium 2020 - May 6th, 2020
venue: BMC, D15, Belfrage Lecture Hall

My Andersson (my [dot] andersson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se),
Daniella Ottosson (daniella [dot] ottosson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se) and
Marco Ledri (marco [dot] ledri [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se)

Targeting interneurons in health and disease

Interneurons make up a minority of the cells in the central nervous system but play a major role in regulating the activity of excitatory neurons. Interneurons shape development, control neuronal excitability and orchestrate rhythmic brain activity, and interneuron dysfunction underlies many diseases, from epilepsy to schizophrenia. This symposium aims to gather local and international experts in interneuron development, physiology, and pathology, and create a forum for networking and discussion around this highly diverse and fundamental class of neuronal cells.


Confirmed speakers:

Marco Capogna, Professor in Neuroscience, Department of Biomedicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Meng Li - Chair in Stem Cell Neurobiology, Neuroscience & Mental Health Research Institute, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
Lynette Lim - VIB-Center for Brain and Disease, Leuven, Belgium
Karri Lamsa - Physiology, Anatomy and Neuroscience Department, University of Szeged, Hungary
Norbert Hajos -  Department of Cellular and Network Neurobiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
Csaba Földy - Laboratory of Neural Connectivity, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland


Funded by the Segerfalk Foundation.

In case of any questions, please contact Paulina [dot] Pettersson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (Paulina Pettersson) or the organisers.

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