Inaugural lecture Anouk Rijs

27 Oct 2023  - 28 Oct 2023

Inaugural lecture Anouk Rijs

Spotlight on proteins

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's arise from the accumulation of proteins, known as protein aggregation. It is not yet clear how these clumped proteins are formed, and especially the path they take to eventually form plaques and long fibers. The very first steps of this protein aggregation process are particularly important because this phase has the most harmful neurotoxic effects.

Date: 27 October 2023
Time: 15:45 - 16:45
Location: VU Aula & online

More information: VU website