May 24, 2022 - May 25, 2022

RNA therapeutics and Neuroscience

Virtual meeting: instructions to connect are communicated upon registration.

The RNA & NEUROSCIENCE meeting aims to bring together graduate students, academic and industry scientists working in the fields of RNA and the Central Nervous System (CNS) to present their latest research results, ideas, developments, biological medical applications and discuss the current concepts and the challenges that we are facing for future research.

RNA therapeutics is a novel technology that provides a unique treatment for a variety of diseases.  While it has been a success for the COVID19 pandemic, the RNA community still has the challenge on delivering some of these RNA molecules in other parts of the body (e.g.  brain and cardiac tissue) and better specificity to have a full therapeutic effect. Therefore, this meeting will explore the novel RNA therapeutics that are been currently developing and their mechanisms to cure a variety of diseases.

Additionally, the complexity of the brain provides a unique challenge to find therapeutics to cure neurodevelopmental disorders and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and ALS. These diseases are characterized by the lack of gene regulation causing protein imbalance at the synapses and therefore cell death. Thus, in this meeting we will also explore the mechanisms that cause these diseases and the novel therapeutics that has been currently developing for their cure.

This international conference is organised in the framework of the BIOPHARMACEUTICALS ARD CVL Programme.

KEY-WORDS

RNA therapeutics, RNA molecules, neurosciences, Neurodevelopment diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, Central Nervous System (CNS), RNA therapy, RNA delivery and Gene regulation

CONVENORS

Organising committee

Confirmed speakers

Posters (Abstracts submission)

Abstracts for poster presentation should be submitted before Monday 25th April 2022. 
Please upload your abstract during the registration or send it before the deadline to maurine.villiers@lestudium-ias.fr.
The number of poster presentations is limited, convenors will process a selection and confirm your presentation not later than Friday 29th April 2022.
Please download the template for poster presentation.
Posters will be made available on this webpage as PDF files for the whole duration of the meeting.
In addition, there will be a dedicated poster session each day. Poster presenters are asked to make a 3-minute / 1 slide of presentation during the session.
Following the presentations, there will be time for questions and answers

Partners of the event