Neuroscience Day 2019

Neuroscience Day 2019 - Brain Jam

  • Monday 13 May 2019 at the Lakeside Lecture Theatres, Aarhus University

Monday 13 May 2019, NeuroCampus Aarhus hosted Neuroscience Day 2019. The event was open to all students, researchers, clinicians, therapists, caregivers, foundations and organizations interested in neuroscience.

This year’s focus of the Neuroscience day was “Protein aggregation Brain diseases” under the headline: Brain Jam. 

The talks of the day covered  A-synucleinopathies, A-beta and Tau diseases, and other protein aggregation-disorders and included all aspects from: molecular bases of neurodegeneration, to disease modeling, patients studies and novel therapeutic approaches.


Invited keynote speakers:

  • 2018 Brain Prize Winner Prof. Michel Goedert. More information here.
  • Prof Jørgen E. Nielsen, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen. More information here.
  • Prof. Johan Jakobsson, Wallenberg Neurosci. Center, Lund University, Sweden. More information here.    

Invited speakers:

  • Prof Poul Henning Jensen, DANDRITE, AU
  • Assoc. Prof Marina Romero-Ramos, Dept. of Biomedicine, AU
  • Prof Daniel Otzen, INANO, AU
  • Assoc. Prof Olav Andersen, Dept. of Biomedicine, AU 
  • Prof David Brooks, Dept. of Clinical Medicine, AU

This year we also had the honor of having Keld Overgaard, cand.oecon and former Municipal Executive in Djursland, who talked about his life with Parkinson's Disease.

Foundations, associations, and organizations in attendance:

  • The Brain Prize
  • Novo Nordisk Fonden
  • The Danish Parkinson Association 
  • Dansk Selskab for Neurorehabilitering
  • Dansk Selskab for Neurovidenskab




Monday 13 May, 2019


Aarhus University
Lakeside Lecture Theatres (Søauditorierne)
Bartholins Allé 3, bldg. 1250
DK-8000 Aarhus C

See location on a map HERE



For questions regarding registration, program, presentations, exhibitions, etc. please contact:

NeuroCampus student assistant:

Frederikke Bessermann Hansen
Department of Biomedicine
Aarhus University
Ole Worms Allé 3, building 1171
8000 Aarhus C