MADIA 6 Months project meeting
The urgent need for early diagnosis in neurodegenerative disease, namely Alzheimer's s disease and Parkinson's disease, calls for multidisciplinary approach in order to tailor diagnostic and therapeutical tools on different diseases presentation at the early stage of the diseases.
"The US-based pharmaceutical giant said it would be ending its neuroscience discovery programmes following a review, and 300 jobs would be lost. The Alzheimer's Society called the news "disappointing" and a "heavy blow" to those living with dementia. "
Researchers at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) have, for the first time, revealed the atomic structures of one of the two types of the abnormal filaments which lead to Alzheimer's disease.
The 6 Months project meeting of MADIA was held on 6-7 July 2017 in Santiago de Compostela (Spain), organized by Universidad De Santiago De Compostela (USC) and Servizo Galego De Saúde (SERGAS).