Alzheimerkongressi Kuopiossa 21-22.3.2003

Re: The Third Kuopio Alzheimer Symposium

March 21-22, 2003, Microteknia, Kuopio, Finland

Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to join

THE THIRD KUOPIO ALZHEIMER SYMPOSIUM

under the Auspices of Department of Neuroscience and

Neurology, University of Kuopio

to be held in Microteknia, Kuopio, Finland

March 21-22, 2003

The deadline for abstract submission: January 30, 2003.

The deadline for registration and payment: March 4, 2003.

The programme in the meeting will focus on exciting new data

concerning vascular risk factors and Alzheimer’s disease. The

role of cholesterol in the pathogenesis, treatment and prevention

will be reviewed. We will also hear whether there are data

showing that by treatment of hypertension we can prevent

Alzheimer’s disease. We will also have overviews on other

dementias such as tauopathies and dementia with Lewy bodies.

How close we are to the solution of therapy of Alzheimer’s

disease, will be covered in the therapy session. We will hear

about the current status of cholinergic and glutaminergic

treatment approaches as well as a critical review on anti-amyloid

therapy. How to assess disease modifying efficacy of

pharmagological agents in Alzheimer’s disease, will also be

discussed.

For the Final Program and further information please visit the

website: http://www.uku.fi/neuro/alz2003.htm

Welcome!

Local Organizing Committee

University of Kuopio

Department of Neuroscience and Neurology

P.O. Box 1627

FIN-70211 Kuopio

FINLAND

by: Congress Secretariat

Tel. +358-(0)17-162046

Fax +358-(0)17-162048

tuija.parsons@uku.fi