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Behav. Sci. 2018, 8(1), 16; https://doi.org/10.3390/bs8010016

Report on the Symposium “Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Neurodegeneration”

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Received: 29 November 2017 / Revised: 5 January 2018 / Accepted: 16 January 2018 / Published: 18 January 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State of Art in Non-Clinical Models for Neurodegenerative Diseases)
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The prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases is currently a major concern in public health because of the lack of neuroprotective and neuroregenerative drugs. The symposium on Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Neurodegeneration held in Varadero, Cuba, updated the participants on the basic mechanisms of neurodegeneration, on the different approaches for drug discovery, and on early research results on therapeutic approaches for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. Alzheimer’s disease and in silico research were covered by many of the presentations in the symposium, under the umbrella of the “State of the Art of Non-clinical Models for Neurodegenerative Diseases” International Congress, held from 20 to 24 June 2017. This paper summarizes the highlights of the symposium. View Full-Text
Keywords: neurodegenerative diseases; molecular mechanisms; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson disease; multiple sclerosis neurodegenerative diseases; molecular mechanisms; Alzheimer’s disease; Parkinson disease; multiple sclerosis
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Pentón-Rol, G.; Cervantes-Llanos, M. Report on the Symposium “Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Neurodegeneration”. Behav. Sci. 2018, 8, 16.

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