Dr. Hartz- Key Note Speaker- University of Oslo

Dr. Anika Hartz was the key note speaker at the 2nd TransportDementia meeting in Tromsoe, Norway (Sept 2-5, 2016), organized by Dr. Jens Pahnke, University of Oslo. The focus of the meeting was on ABC transporters and blood-brain barrier research in dementia and neurodegeneration. Dr. Hartz gave a presentation entitled “ABCB1 News: The Transporter and the Amyloid” on the ABC transporter P-glycoprotein and its degradation in Alzheimer's disease. The purpose of the meeting was to exchange research findings and to combine efforts from different laboratories in multinational research projects on PET imaging, ABC transporter regulation, ethnopharmacology, and natural medicine in Alzheimer’s research.