An international conference on "Cell and Molecular Biology of Alzheimer's Disease" will be held in Hamburg, Germany, under the auspices of the DFG Alzheimer Research Consortium Hamburg.


Sunday 8. Sept. (late afternoon) - Wednesday 11. Sept. (evening), 2002



Conference center "Elsa-Brändström-Haus",
Kösterbergstraße 62, 22587 Hamburg

Tel.: 040 - 86 39 43
Fax: 040 - 86 05 84




+49-40 - 86 39 43
+49-40 - 86 05 84

 Travel Instructions 


Eva-Maria Mandelkow (MPG) and Ulrike Beisiegel (Univ. of Hamburg)

Conference secretariat, information and application:

Ursula Weiss, Max-Planck-Unit for Structural Molecular Biology,
Notkestrasse 85
22607 Hamburg
Tel. +49-40-89982801, Fax. +49-40-89716822
Internet : 


The conference is aimed mainly at an audience interested in basic biological processes involved in the neurodegeneration of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Attendance is limited to 100 participants. Selection will be made on the basis of scientific interests. There will be a poster session and short communications selected from the abstracts. Those interested please send an informal message (preferably by email), stating your reasons for attending. Presenters of posters should send a brief abstract.


The conference fee is 100 Euros for students, 200 Euros for academics and 300 Euros for participants from industry. The fee covers the meeting attendance, meals at the conference site, and social activities.
Support is available for younger scientists.

Confirmed speakers:
A. Andreadis, Boston, USA
W. Annaert, Leuven, BE
C. Behl, München, DE
U. Beisiegel, Hamburg, DE
K. Beyreuther, Heidelberg, DE
J. Biernat, Hamburg, DE
L. Binder, Chicago, USA
R. Brandt, Heidelberg. DE
A. Bush, Boston, USA
F. Checler, Nice, FR
P. Davies, New York, USA
I. Ginzburg, Rehovot, IL
M. Goedert, Cambridge, UK
L. Goldstein, La Jolla, USA
J. Götz, Zürich, CH
C. Haass, München, DE
J. Herz, Dallas, USA
V. Herzog, Bonn, DE
M. Hutton, Jacksonville, USA
D. Kovacs, Boston, USA
E. Koo, San Diego, USA
V. Lee, Philadelphia, USA
EM. Mandelkow, Hamburg, DE
G. Multhaup Heidelberg, DE
G. Perry, Cleveland, USA
J. Poirier, Montreal, CA
T. Ohm, Berlin, DE
G. Rune, Hamburg, DE
M. Schachner, Hamburg, DE
C. Schultz, Frankfurt, DE
S. Sisodia, Chicago, USA
M. Staufenbiel, Basel, CH
R. Tanzi, Boston, USA

(last update 12­Aug­2002)