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OAK 2015

OAK 2015 Program

Friday 29 May 2015

10.00  Arrival & Registration at Merete Barker Auditorium, AU
10.15 - 10.30 Welcome by Arne Møller
Session 1: In-vivo Neuroimaging (chair: Anne M. Landau & Kim Ryun Drasbek)
10.30 - 10.45

Ali Khalidan Vibholm
Preclinical in-vivo imaging of activated NMDA receptor ion channels with the novel radioligand [18F]-GE179

10:45 - 11:00 Athanasios Metaxas
PET imaging of the NMDA receptor using [18F]PK209
11:00 - 11:15 Andreas N. Glud
Parkinson’s disease models of abnormal protein aggregation in the Göttingen minipig CNS
11:15 - 11:30 Jenny-Ann Phan
Alpha synuclein model of Parkinson's disease displays early synaptic disruption
11:30 - 11:45

Jane Vejlby/Adjmal Nahimi
Endocannabinoid modulation of noradrenaline release

11:45 - 12:00 Majken Borup Thomsen
Increased receptor density of α2 adrenoceptors and GABAA α5 receptors in limbic brain regions in the domoic acid rat model of epilepsy
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH BREAK
Session 2: Animal models (chair: Flemming Fryd Johansen)
13:00 - 13:15 Charlotte Havelund Nykjær
Stereological estimation of the brain white matter in Multiple System Atrophy
13:15 - 13:30 Jonas Folke
Deregulation of Wnt pathway in the prefrontal cortex from Alzheimer’s disease brains
13:30 - 13:45 Anders Malmendal
Insights into Alzheimer’s disease from NMR metabolomics of Aβ-expressing Drosophila
13:45 - 14:00 Simone Krog 
Cognitive Assessment of ‘Depressed’ Rats Using Translational Touchscreen Tasks
14:00 - 14:15 Louise Lind Holm & Tuva Åsatun Solheim
Pharmacologically induced hypothermia in stroke treatment - a search for potential drugs

14:15 - 14:45 COFFEE BREAK 
Session 3: Regulation of neuronal processes (chair: Kate Lykke Lambertsen)
14:45 - 15:00 Ditte Gry Ellman
The role of neuronal nuclear factor-kappa B after moderate spinal cord injury
15:00 - 15:15 Alba Manresa
Transmigration assay as an in vitro model to study the role of the small GTPase RhoA in the migration of the immune cells into the CNS during experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE)
15:15 - 15:30 Reza M. Khorooshi
Endogenous Type I interferon in the central nervous system and neuroinflammation
15:30 - 15:45 Simon Jensen
SorCS2 in the development of inhibitory neuronal circuits
15:45 - 16:00 Jibrin Danladi 
Structural and functional aspects of subiculum and the effect of sorCS2
16:00 - 16:15

Vibeke Bay
Remote ischemic conditioning: Evaluating the protective effect of miRNAs in a stroke model

16:15 - 16:30

Mette Sloth Larsen
Circulating miRNA signaling underlying the beneficial effects of bood flow restricted exercise

16:45 Hotel Check-in
18:30 Dinner at Hotel Scandic Aarhus City