PSP & CBD International Research Symposium

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Royal College Of Physicians
11 St Andrews Pl
London NW1 4LE
Jaclyn Zendrian

Join the PSP Association and CurePSP for the First PSP & CBD International Research Symposium at the Royal College of Physicians in London, UK.

There will be a welcome reception and talks the evening of Thursday, October 25, 2018 followed by a full day of scientific and clinical presentations and poster sessions on Friday, October 26, 2018.

Please see click here to see the final agenda.

Scientists from academia and pharma will present their latest research results in the field of PSP, CBD, and related diseases. Sessions include updates from the PSP Genetics Consortium, the brain banks in North America and Europe, and the latest clinical trials; patient registries and natural history studies, biomarkers as well as keynote lectures on the newest results in tauopathy research.

Poster Submission:

Poster submission deadline is Monday, October 01, 2018. Abstracts (300 words; excluding title, authors, affiliations, and small figures & tables; max. 1 page) in a Word document must be sent to Alex Klein at Poster board dimension are 1m x 2m (portrait style). All are welcome to submit, however early-career researchers are eligible for free registration with submission.

Travel Grants for Poster Presenters:

There are 8 travel grants available to attendees of European countries and 3 travel grants available to attendees of non-European countries! The deadline for travel grant applications will be Wednesday, October 10th, 2018.

Applications must include a short statement of motivation and the abstract which was submitted prior. To be eligible for travel grant approval, applicants must be early-career researchers, registered attendees of the PSP & CBD International Research Symposium, and present a poster. Applications will be reviewed by the PSPA and CurePSP. We encourage underrepresented minorities to apply. There are eight grants available to attendees of European countries for up to 500 GBP each and three grants available to attendees of non-European countries for up to 1000 GBP each. All submissions should be sent to Dr. Alex Klein at


A sleeping room block is available at the Melia White House across the street from the RCP at the rate of £180,00 per night (including VAT and breakfast) from October 24-28, 2018. The cutoff date is September 24, 2018. To make a reservation please call the hotel at +44 (0) 207 391 3000 or by using this linkPlease note the hotel has a 14 day cancellation policy prior to October 24th or you will be subject to the full cost of the reservation. You can also check out Airbnb for a variety of other options as well!

Sponsorship Opportunities:

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please click here. 


Registration is closed for this event.


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