Joint ICGEB – ALS Society of Canada Symposium on inflammation and proteinopathy in ALS/FTD spectrum disorder

30 June – 3 July 2022, Rijeka, Croatia

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly.


Ivana Munitic
(University of Rijeka,
Department of Biotechnology, Croatia)

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The workshop will gather top experts in the field of neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, animal models, clinical studies and emerging therapies in ALS/FTD and related fields. Young researchers will be greatly supported via selected oral presentations, poster sessions and networking opportunities.


ALS/FTD genetics and mechanisms, Proteinopathy in ALS/FTD, Immunity in ALS/FTD, Related brain disorders, Clinical studies, biomarkers and emerging therapies in ALS/FTD.


Basic and clinical researchers in the fields of neurodegeneration, neuroimmunology, neurodevelopment and related fields. Postdocs, clinical residents, PhD and Ms students are encouraged to participate. Poster sections will be organized and best abstracts selected for oral presentations



Nationals of ICGEB member states are eligible to apply for 15 travel grants covering twin share accommodation and local hospitality during the workshop. All students from ICGEB member states will have their registration fees waived. Established researchers from ICGEB Member States will pay discounted registration fee.

Deadline for receipt of applications:
11 April 2022

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