・The meeting was successfully ended on May 13, hosting over 370 participants from 26 countries all over the world.
・On the first day of the meeting, after the message of Japanese Prime Minister
Shinzou Abe, the Tokyo Declaration
, calling for international cooperation in promoting researches on elucidation
of patho-mechanism and development of treatment, was adopted to promote
further international academic collaboration.
●Board Meeting and General Conference of APSPR in 2016
・Board members’ meeting was held on May 12 at Gakushi Kaikan in Tokyo.
・General conference was not held this year during the Prion2016/APPS2016 meeting. Instead, all subjects reported or discussed in the Board Meeting are now open for discussion to every member via email.
●Related Prion Meetings
will be held on May 23-26, 2017, in Edinburgh, organized by Drs. Jean Manson and Richard Knight.
Key dates: abstract submission closes, December 2016; early bird registration deadline, March 2017.
・APPS2017 will be held on October 20-21, 2017, in Melbourne, organized by Dr. Steven John Collins of the University of Melbourne.
(Updated on June 21, 2016)