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Huntingdon’s disease is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder characterised by neurodegeneration and neural dysfunction. It is caused by mHTT protein aggregation in certain parts of the brain, which particularly affects neurons, while glial cells seem less affected. Anne Jansen investigates what makes these cells less susceptible to the toxic effects of mHTT, in the hope of discovering new perspectives on possible treatments for Huntingdon’s disease.

Event details of Protein degradation in Huntingdon's disease
Date 12 April 2017
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

A.H.P. Jansen: Degrade or Degenerate: Glial Protein Degradation in Huntington's Disease.

Supervisors

Prof. C.J.F. van Noorden

Prof. E.M. Hol

Co-supervisor

Dr E.A.J. Reits

Agnietenkapel

Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam

Entrance

This event is open to the public.