CurePSP 2017 International Research Symposium

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Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF

1675 Owens Street, #251

William J. Rutter Center/Fisher Banquet Room

San Francisco, CA 94158

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CurePSP conducts an annual International Research Symposium that brings together international investigators to hear about and discuss the latest advances in prime of life neurodegeneration including PSP, CBD, MSA and related diseases. The Symposium highlights research by CurePSP grantees and is open to all researchers interested in clinical and basic studies. The Research Symposium also assists the CurePSP Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) in identifying work of exceptional promise, which may then be considered for additional funding.


  • A room block is available at the Union Square Marriott for October 26-28. Reservations must be made by October 5th and can be done by calling (415) 398-8900 or by clicking here.
  • Check out our sponsorship opportunities here.
  • Poster submission deadline is Friday, September 29th. Abstracts (300 words) must be sent to Alex Klein at klein@curepsp.org in 12pt Times New Roman font. Corkboards are 48" X 96" landscape.




Thursday, October 26, 2017

05:00 - 07:00pm

Welcome Reception

Thirsty Bear Brewing Company

661 Howard St

San Francisco, CA 94105


Friday, October 27, 2017*

Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF, Fisher Banquet Room


07:30– 08:15am Registration and Breakfast


08:15– 08:30am: Welcome and Introductions

Alex Klein, VP of Scientific Affairs, CurePSP

Lawrence Golbe, Chair of the CurePSP Scientific Advisory Board, Board of Directors, CurePSP

08:30 – 09:00am: Latest Findings in PSP and other Tauopathies

Bruce Miller, University of California, San Francisco, CA (USA)

09:00 – 9:20am: Assessment of Guam PDC/ALS in 2013-2014

CurePSP Grantee: Michael Geschwind, University of California, San Francisco, CA (USA)


09:20 09:40am: Small Molecule Activators of Phospholipase D and Tau Clearance via Autophagic Flux

CurePSP Grantee: W Haung (Ho) Yu, Columbia University, New York, NY (USA)


09:40 – 10:00am: Tau in Peripheral Tissues of PSP and CBD

CurePSP Grantee: Brittany Dugger, University of California, San Francisco, CA (USA)


10:00 – 10:20am: Coffee Break and Poster Session


10:20 – 11:00am: Repetitive Head Impacts and Tauopathies: The Need for Collaborative Research to Move Science Forward

Robert Stern, Boston University, Boston, MA (USA)


11:00 – 11:20am: Brain Bank Update

Dennis Dickson, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL (USA)


11:20 – 11:40pm: Investigating Functional Ability in PSP

CurePSP Grantee: Adam Gerstenecker, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL (USA)


11:40am – 11:50pm: Launch of the CurePSP Centers of Care

Lawrence Golbe, Chair of the CurePSP Scientific Advisory Board, Board of Directors, CurePSP


11:50 – 01:00pm: Lunch and Poster Session


01:00 – 02:10pm: Clinical Research

Chair: Lawrence Golbe, Chair of the CurePSP Scientific Advisory Board, Board of Directors, CurePSP

  • Clinical Trials Overview - Adam Boxer, University of California, San Francisco, CA (USA)
  • Tau-Targeted Antisense Oligonucleotides: Findings in Mice and its Implications for Patient Therapies - Kathleen M. Schoch, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (USA)
  • Pharma Updates:
  • Beatrice Rendenbach-Mueller, AbbVie Deutschland, Ludwigshafen (Germany)
  • Roger Lane, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA (USA)
  • Tien Dam, Biogen, Cambridge, MA (USA)


02:10 – 02:30pm: ARTFL/LEFFTDS Update

Adam Boxer, University of California, San Francisco, CA (USA)


02:30 – 02:45pm: FTD Disorders Registry Update

Dianna Wheaton, FTD Disorder Registry San Francisco, CA (USA)


02:45– 03:10pm: Coffee Break and Poster Session


03:10 – 04:20pm: PSP Genetics Consortium – Update

Chairs: Jeff Friedman and Patrick Brannelly

  • Gerard Schellenberg, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (USA)
  • Giovanni Coppola, University of California, Los Angeles, CA (USA)
  • Brian Kraemer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (USA)
  • Vivek Swarup, University of California, Los Angeles, CA (USA)


04:20 – 04:40pm: Impact of Arginase1 Over-Expression and SAT1 Deficiency during Tauopathies

CurePSP Grantee: Daniel C. Lee, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (USA)

04:40 – 05:00pm: The Establishment of a Preclinical Model for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

CurePSP Grantee: Stewart Clark, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (USA)


05:00 - 05:05pm: Carol J. Major Legacy Poster Award

Presented by John C. Steele, Neurologist and Honorary CurePSP Board Member


05:05 - 05:15pm: Closing Remarks

David Kemp, President of CurePSP


05:15 – 07:00pm: Poster Session and Cocktail Reception


* Agenda is subject to change



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You can contact the events team at events@curepsp.org.

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Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF

1675 Owens Street, #251

William J. Rutter Center/Fisher Banquet Room

San Francisco, CA 94158

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