NCL2018: 16th International Conference on Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (Batten Disease)

NCL 2018 London logo
12 September, 2018 - 16 September, 2018

Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX

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General Information

The Batten community convene an international scientific meeting every two years to share recent discoveries and advances for NCL disorders in order to support basic and clinical research and the development of new treatments.

NCL2018 will be held at the modern conference facilities of Royal Holloway, University of London in September 2018. This meeting is expected to attract around 250 participants and will be of particular interest to basic scientists, clinicians, industry representatives and patient advocacy leaders with an interest in Batten disease.

Deadline for submissions: 11th August

Meeting organisers:

Sara Mole

Claire Russell



Long clinical experience of the NCLs – looking back to step forward

Alfried Kohlschuetter (Univ. Hamburg, Germany)

Genetics and biology of the NCLs

Susan Cotman (Harvard medical School, USA)

Gene therapy for lysosomal storage disorders

Ahad Rahim (UCL, UK)

Drug development for a lysosomal disease

Frances Platt (Oxford Univ., UK)

The path to treatment

Elin Haf Davies (Bangor University (Honorary Research Fellow), UK; Aparito (Founder, CEO), UK))