The talk will be given by Clare Mackay, Professor of Imaging Neuroscience and Masud Husain, Professor of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience are senior researchers at the National Institute for Health Research’s Oxford and Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centres.

In this accessible and informative public talk they will describe some of the latest research into two of the most common neurodegenerative disorders: Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. They will explore how cutting edge research is increasing our knowledge of the mechanisms causing these disorders, offering the prospect of earlier diagnosis, and supporting the development of potential new therapies to slow the progression of these diseases.

The talk will take place 6.30-7.30 pm on Thursday 15th March, at Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Block, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, OX3 9DU. This talk is free to attend.