On the 13th of October, a satellite symposium of the Mit-AD project focused on the mechanisms and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease took place at the Scientific Conference of the 2nd Faculty of Medicine of Charles University. The main guests were members of the Mit-AD team Assoc. Prof. Evandro F. Fang introduced the role of mitophagy in the pathophysiology of AD, and Dr. Liu Shi, whose lecture focused on plasma biomarkers of AD. The principal investigator of Mit-AD Assoc. Prof. Martin Vyhnálek talked about new developments in the clinical diagnosis of AD, and Dr. Hana Horáková about the role of neuropsychological testing in the diagnostic process. The symposium, which included a Mediterranean breakfast, was attended by more than 60 guests from the students and staff of the 2nd Faculty of Medicine of Charles University.
With the support of EEA and Norway Grants.