Posted on 10/04/2017Public daytime lecture: Alzheimer's disease - inside the rusty brain
Professor Ashley Bush MB BS, DPM, FRANZCP, PhD, FTSE, FAHMS, FAPA
Dr Scott Ayton PhD
This lecture will be presented by one of the Florey's most renowned speakers Prof Ashley Bush, head of the Florey Oxidation Biology Unit: Neurodegeneration. You will also hear from Dr Scott Ayton who also works in the field of neurodegeneration, interrogating how neurones live, die and can be rescued to improve brain function in degenerative conditions. Together Prof Bush and Dr Ayton will take you on an exploration of the "rusty brain" to unravel the tangled world of iron in Alzheimer's disease.
The lecture will begin promptly at 11am and finish at approximately 12.15pm, including question time.
Reasonably priced parking including many disability spaces, is available under the Kenneth Myer Building with lift access to the auditorium. We suggest that you bring some gold coins for the ticketing machine.
Take tram 19 on Elizabeth Street, heading away from the city to stop 11, Melbourne University. Cross the road to the Kenneth Myer Building. Look for the Dr Dax cafe sign and you'll know you're there.