International Symposium on Neuroscience and Global Health 2018

On 8th August 2018, the International Symposium on Neuroscience and Global Health 2018 was held at the meeting room on the first floor of the Faculty of Science, Phayathai.

Assistant Professor Dr. Thanakorn Osotjan delivered an opening remark for the conference.

In this international symposium, there were lectures on several interesting topics which included:

  • Immunogold Cytochemistry in Neuroscience By Professor Dr. Med. Ole Petter Ottersen, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Dystrophin associated protein complex and cell polarity in CNS By Dr. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Microscopic Study of Alzheimer's Disease: Abnormal amyloid drainage in the brain, implications for Alzheimer's disease By Professor Dr. Reidun Torp, M.Sc., Ph.D.

In the afternoon, Professor Dr. Piyamit Sritra, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, gave an opening remark for the conference at the meeting room 810A on the 8th floor of the Medical Learning Resource Center and Ramathibodi School of Nursing Building, the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital. After that, there were lectures on several interesting topics which included:

  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) By Assistant Professor Dr. Panitha Jindahra, M.D., Ph.D.,

  • Capacity building for health By Professor Dr. Med. Ole Petter Ottersen, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Parkinson's disease: A possible role of the aquaglyceroporin AQP9 in Parkinson's disease By Dr. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, M.D., Ph.D.

Thereafter, Associate Professor Dr. Naiyapinij Kotchapakdee, the coordinator between Mahidol University and University of Oslo, Mr. Sithiphon Vejprasit, the ambassador of Thailand to Oslo, Norway, together with Professor Dr. Med. Ole Petter Ottersen, Professor Dr. Reidun Torp, Professor Dr. Mahmood Amiry-Maghaddam, Professor Dr. Patcharee Lertrit, the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dr. Somchai Trakarnrung, the Deputy Dean for International Language Development, and Dr. Aung Win Tun, the Deputy Dean for International Affairs, visited Dr. Suriya Jindawong, the President of the Department of ASEAN Affairs at the Department of ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.