Monthly Seminar Series
The DEMON Network Seminar Series includes live streamed events covering a range of topics related to the application of data science and AI to dementia research.
Held on the first Friday of every month, all seminars are freely available to Network members worldwide. Every alternate seminar is hosted jointly with the UK Dementia Research Institute.
May 7th 2021: Transfer Learning and Disease Knowledge Transfer
Registration opens soon!
April 9th 2021: Immune signatures and pathways
Dr Cynthia Sandor, UK Dementia Research Institute and Cardiff University
“Stratifying deeply phenotyped Parkinson’s patients with
blood-based immune signatures”
Dr James Duce, University of Cambridge
“Non-parametric machine learning analysis of a large patient cohort uncovers a novel pathway connecting innate immunity with Aβ production”
March 5th 2021: Longitudinal Aging Study in India (LASI) & Diagnostic Assessment of Dementia (LASI-DAD)
Prof Jinkook Lee, University of Southern California and RAND Corporation.
Chair: Prof David Llewellyn
February 5th 2021: Harnessing Network Medicine for Alzheimer’s Drug Repurposing
Dr Feixiong Cheng, Cleveland Clinic
Chair: Dr Caleb Webber
Dr Deborah Levine and Dr James Burke, University of Michigan
Chair: Dr Janice Ranson
Dr Neil P. Oxtoby, University College London: “TADPOLE Challenge: Data Science for Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease Progression”
Professor Caleb Webber, Cardiff University & UK Dementia Research Institute: “Parking the hypothesis for Parkinson’s and following the molecular data”
Chair: Dr Giovanna Lalli
November 6th 2020: State of the Science in Dementia Biomarkers and Prevention
Dr Danielle Newby, University of Oxford: “Can You Teach Old Drugs New Tricks to Prevent Dementia?”
Dr Petra Proitsi, King’s College London: “Emerging Biomarkers for Dementia”
Prof Valentina Escott-Price, Cardiff University: “From genes to treatment or how to find a needle in a haystack”
Dr Timothy Rittman, University of Cambridge: “Understanding tauopathies – from neuroimaging to mechanisms”
Chair: Professor David Llewellyn