Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Disorders
Thursday, October 3, 2019
On behalf of the Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society (MAPS) council, we would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming meeting entitled Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Disorders on October 3, 2019. We invite abstract submissions from all areas of pharmacology as well as those related to neurodegenerative disorders. Two trainee abstracts will be selected to give oral presentations and prizes will be awarded for top posters.
The meeting will be held at Temple University, Student Faculty Center, 3340 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. On-site parking is available.
Check-in and Poster Setup
Poster Presentations* Judging and poster viewing
On-site late registration
* MUST BE PRESENT to be eligible for award
Bradford Fischer, PhD Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, MAPS President
Matthew Butchbach, PhD, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Small molecule therapeutics for spinal muscular atrophy
Domenico Praticò, MD, Temple University
Cargo sorting and traffic jam in Alzheimer's disease and related tauopathies
Invited Trainee Talk #1
George B. Koelle Award Presentation
Lunch, poster viewing
Keynote Address: Richard Silverman, PhD, Northwestern University
Rational design of medicinal agents to treat neuro-degenerative disorders
Mali Cosden, MS, Merck and Co. Inc.
Interrogating the relationship between glycolipids and α-synuclein pathology in preclinical models of Parkinson’s disease
Invited Trainee Talk #2
Biotech Panel Discussion
Opertech Bio, Moderator
- Alexandria Chadwick, Associate Director, Preclinical R&D, Verve Therapeutics
- William Kinney, CSO, Kannalife
- Joost Wagenaar, VP Scientific Applications, BlackFynn
Student/Trainee Award Ceremony* and Networking Reception
*MUST BE PRESENT to receive award
Download Program (PDF)
Registration covers lectures, poster session, program/abstract book, lunch and networking reception.
||Early Reg. Cost
||On-Site Reg. Cost
Online Registration ends 09/26/19. After 09/26/19, please plan to register and pay onsite (additional fee applies).
Ways to Register
Use the MAPS webpage link to register and pay online by credit card via the secure servers of ASPET.
Online registration ends 09/26/19.
At the Meeting
Pay by check, credit card, or cash.
Advance registration is appreciated!
Download and complete the abstract submission form (PDF) and send it along with all other documents to MAPharmSociety@gmail.com. Abstract submissions have been extended to Midnight, Thursday, September 26, 2019.