This BrightFocus Foundation-sponsored workshop provided the participant with an understanding of the common and distinct features of neurodegenerative diseases, which include not only those affecting the brain, such as Alzheimer's disease, but also ocular diseases, including age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma.
Co-Chairs: Guojun Bu, PhD, Adriana Di Polo, PhD, and Todd E. Golde, MD, PhD.
Session 1: APOE and Lipid Metabolism in Health and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Session 2: Complement Cascade/Neuroinflammation
Session 3: Protein Aggregation in Brain Diseases: Can We Use the Eye to Diagnose Cognitive Disorders?