Symposium on the role of metabolism and diet on the development of brain diseases
10:00 to 15:45 - 25th April 2019
Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7B, B3-104 Get directions


10.00-10.30 John Nieland: brain diseases seen in a systemic perspective

10.30-11.00 Michael Trabjerg: The role of lipid metabolism and carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1 in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson's disease

11.00-11.30 Umahro Cadogan: An Overview of The Functional Medicine Approach To Manage Brain Diseases In Terms of Diet and Nutrition

11.30-12.00 Simon Glerup: The role of PCSK9 in lipid metabolism and brain development

12.00- 13.00 Break

13.00-13.30 Jon Laman: Bacterial peptidoglycan as a cofactor in multiple sclerosis and EAE animal models

13.30-14.00 Bert van t’ Hart: Conversion of relapsing to progressive MS; a case for antigen citrullination

14.00-14.30 Angelique Corthals: The Fats of Life: the role of metabolism in the etiology of multiple sclerosis

14.30-14.45 Coffee break

14.45-15.15 Jacek Lichota: Metabolic influence on the epigenome

15.15-15.45 Allan Stensballe: Proteomics driven insight in neuroinflammatory diseases – From blood brain barrier dysfunction to protein tangles

15.45- Networking and soda, coffee etc.

Price FREE


  • Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University



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