The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Related Motor Neuron Diseases GRC is a premier, international scientific conference focused on advancing the frontiers of science through the presentation of cutting-edge and unpublished research, prioritizing time for discussion after each talk and fostering informal interactions among scientists of all career stages. The conference program includes a diverse range of speakers and discussion leaders from institutions and organizations worldwide, concentrating on the latest developments in the field. The conference is five days long and held in a remote location to increase the sense of camaraderie and create scientific communities, with lasting collaborations and friendships. In addition to premier talks, the conference has designated time for poster sessions from individuals of all career stages, and afternoon free time and communal meals allow for informal networking opportunities with leaders in the field.
The 2022 Gordon Conference brings together an exciting agenda of topics that highlights recent scientific and clinical advances for ALS, ALS/FTD and related motor neuron diseases. The conference will feature a wide range of topics that focus on disease basic biology and mechanism, such as TDP-43 based neurodegeneration and cryptic splicing, neuroinflammation and vascular biology, axonal biology, as well as genetic modifiers of motor neuron disease. In addition to the mechanistic science, there will be an emphasis on translational science, involving preclinical animal models, therapeutic strategies, biomarkers, and the review of recent clinical trials.
The conference chair is currently developing their preliminary program, which will include 9 sessions and the names of the invited speakers and discussion leaders for each of these sessions. Please check back regularly for updates to this information.