Highlights from Neuroscience 2009

November 19, 2009

Between October 17-21, 2009, the 39th annual conference of the Society of Neuroscience drew some 30,500 people to Chicago, where Alzforum reporters buttonholed scientists for their comments on the presentations.

Between October 17-21, 2009, the 39th annual conference of the Society of Neuroscience drew some 30,500 people to Chicago, where Alzforum reporters buttonholed scientists for their comments on the presentations. This year's stories included:

Axonal Transport Not So Fast in Neurodegenerative Disease

Tau and α-Synuclein Oligomers Follow Aβ Footsteps

Nicotinic AChRs: α4β2 Iffy for AD, More Promise With α7?

Move Over, Agonists; Make Way for Modulators

Nicotinic AChRs—Mechanistic Basis for New Drug Discovery?

AD and Epilepsy—Joined at the Synapse?

AD and Epilepsy—Lessons from the Clinic, Animal

New Technologies Help Drugs Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

Source: Alzheimer Research Forum Foundation