ZNZ Symposium 2018 – Save the date

Save the date for the 2018 ZNZ Symposium on Thursday, 13 September 2018. The program features many highlights such as the Volker-Henn Lecture by Prof. Wolfram Schultz, about rewards and decision making, the Koetser Lecture by Prof. Alastair Compston about Multiple Sclerosis and parallel workshops in which imaging pathological changes in CNS tissue composition and physiology, brain stimulation, and glia and glioma will be discussed.

The scientific program will open with the Volker Henn lecture by Prof. Wolfram Schultz of the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. Prof. Schultz is renowned for his work on reward processing in the brain and the role of rewards in decision making. His talk will be on ‘Dopamine, reward and economic utility’.

Other highlights include the three parallel workshops, jointly organized by a clinician and a basic researcher, in which central themes in neurosciences are presented and discussed, as well as the presentation of the competitive Best PhD Thesis Award 2018.

The symposium will end with the Koetser Memorial Award Lecture by Prof. Alastair Compston, distinguished physician and scientist of the University of Cambridge, who will talk about progress in the treatment of demyelinating disease such as Multiple Sclerosis.

We look forward to seeing you at the ZNZ Symposium 2018 – Thursday, 13 September 2018, 8:30 – 18:30 at the University of Zurich, Building HAH, Häldeliweg 2, 8044 Zurich.
Watch out for the program on the ZNZ webpage