Location: Pinn Hall 1005
Date: Jun 14, 2023 - Jun 14, 2023
Start Time: 2:00 pm
End Time: 3:00 pm
Guest speaker: Professor Jürgen Götz, PhD, of the Queensland Brain Institute in Australia
All are welcome to attend; please share this event with anyone who may be interested.
Professor Jürgen Götz, PhD, Dr. habil, FAHMS, GAICD, is Foundation chair of Dementia Research; Director of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research at the Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia; NHMRC Leadership Fellow and Ultrasound Team Leader.
Dr. Götz is a highly cited researcher and an expert in basic and translational research in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), focusing on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of how Tau and Aβ cause neurodegeneration, using transgenic and cellular models, and exploring low-intensity ultrasound as a novel treatment modality for AD and other brain diseases (>220 publications, including in leading journals such as Science, Cell, Lancet and Neuron; h-index = 86, 27,800+ citations, Google Scholar). Dr. Götz and his team have built a clinical trial-ready therapeutic ultrasound device and started a first-in-human safety trial in 12 Alzheimer patients (April 2023).
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