Associate Professor Scott Ayton - The Florey

Associate Professor Scott Ayton - The Florey

Location: 
Online via ZOOM
Start Time: 
Fri, 23/07/2021 - 11:00am
End Time: 
Fri, 23/07/2021 - 12:00pm

WEHI Parkinson’s Disease Special Seminar hosted by Associate Professor Grant Dewson & Dr Sylvie Callegari

 

Associate Professor Scott Ayton

Deputy Director of the Melbourne Dementia Research Centre

Head of the Translational Neurodegeneration Laboratory

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

 

Iron in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease: neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation and neurovascular implications

 

Join via ZOOM

Webinar ID: 857 8593 2131

Passcode: 201358

Including Q&A session

 

Associate Professor Scott Ayton is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne. He is Deputy Director of the Melbourne Dementia Research Centre, and Head of the Translational Neurodegeneration Laboratory. Scott obtained his PhD from the University of Melbourne, where he investigated the causes of Parkinson’s disease and approaches to new treatments. A drug that he showed to benefit animal models of Parkinson’s disease is now in clinical trials. Dr. Ayton pursues both laboratory and clinical research in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases to discover the underlying causes of these diseases, develop better diagnostics, and to intervene with new therapeutics.





 

All welcome!