Energy Metabolism and Metabolic Targeting of Brain Disorders

DRA symposium

This minisymposium will be a perfect forum for PhD students, other students and members of our scientific community to interact with two lead researchers in the field of brain energy metabolism, particularly glycogen metabolism.


10:00 – 10:15

Assistant Prof. Blanca Aldana, University of Copenhagen (Dept. of Drug Design and Pharmacology)

10:15 – 11:00

New metabolic treatments for epilepsy: from bench to bedside
Karin Borges, University of Queensland, Australia

11:00 – 11:15

Short break

11:15 – 12:00

Impact of insulin resistance on brain energy metabolism
Joao Duarte, Lund University, Sweden

The symposium is organized on behalf of the graduate programme in pharmaceutical sciences, Drug Research Academy, by Assistant Prof. Blanca Aldana and Prof. Helle S. Waagepetersen, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

The symposium is free of charge and open for attendance by all interested parties. It is not necessary to pre-register.