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Take the opportunity to meet one of QPS’ Neuroscientists or Business Development Managers at one of the following conferences and exhibitions to discuss your research needs.

Upcoming Events

July 16-20, 2017

AAIC 2017 – Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London, UK

Join international investigators, clinicians and care providers as they gather to share the latest study results, theories and discoveries that will help bring the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science.

QPS’ poster presentations at AAIC:

Sunday, July 16, 2017 (9:30 AM -4:15 PM)

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Mouse Models: pE3-Abeta and Tau –Associated Pathology  (Poster #17006 P1-03)

Monday, July 17, 2017 (9:30 AM -4:15 PM)

Analysis of Neurodegenerative Disease-Related Pathology in Retina and Olfactory Bulb of Rodent Models (Poster #17070 P2-03)

NMR-Based Metabolic Phenotyping of Rodent Alzheimer’s Disease Models (Poster #16959 P2-07)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 (9:30 AM -4:15 PM)

Concomitant Expression of Induced AAV-P301L Tau and Transgenic β-Amyloid in a Mouse Model Closer Mimicking Human Alzheimer’s Disease (Poster #17087 P4-03)

SERUM VEGF Increases with Disease Severity and Is a Positive Correlate for Cognition in APOE4 Carriers with Advanced AD (Poster P4-117)

Meet QPS Austria at booth #217 at the AAIC 2017 exhibition

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November 11-15, 2017

SfN NEUROSCIENCE 2017 in Washington, DC, USA

SfN’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, is the world’s largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system.

Neuroscience 2017 will take place November 11-15 at the Walter E. Washington Center. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.

Meet QPS Austria at booth #1111 at the SfN NEUROSCIENCE 2017 exhibition

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Past Events

March 29 – April 2, 2017

ADPD 2017 – 13th International Conference on Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Diseases in Vienna, Austria

The groundbreaking series of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases Conferences attract international medical and scientific professionals worldwide. The Conference is at the forefront of unraveling the mechanisms and improving the treatment of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other related neurodegenerative diseases. AD/PD Conferences uniquely combine distinct neurodegenerative diseases in one setting and examine their similarities and differences; a strong focus is mechanisms of disease, prevention and therapy.

QPS’ poster presentations at ADPD:

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (08:00-18:00)

EXPRESSION OF FOCALLY VIRAL-INDUCED P301L TAU AND TRANSGENIC BETA-AMYLOID IN APPSL MICE TO CLOSER MIMIC HUMAN ALZHEIMER´S DISEASE (Board # 109)

TRUNCATED ABETA EXPRESSING TBA2.1 MICE AS MODEL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (Board # 110)

CHARACTERIZATION OF HOMOZYGOUS AND HIGH EXPRESSING HETEROZYGOUS APPSI RATS (Board # 111)

Thursday, March 30, 2017 (08:00-18:00)

ANALYSIS OF PYROGLUTAMATE-AMYLOID AND TAU EXPRESSION IN HUMAN CASES OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: COMPARISON WITH MOUSE MODELS OF AD (Board # 027)

INCREASED SERUM BDNF AND COGNITIVE IMPROVEMENT IN AD PATIENTS TREATED WITH CEREBROLYSIN ALONE OR PLUS DONEPEZIL (Board # 150)

GENERATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A TDP-43 IN VITRO MODEL FOR ALS (Board # 321)

Saturday, April 1, 2017 (08:00-18:00)

ANALYSIS OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE RELATED NEUROPATHOLOGY IN RETINA AND OLFACTORY BULB OF RODENT MODELS (Board # 094)

HIGH-FAT DIET INDUCED CHANGES IN THE ALPHA-SYNUCLEIN A53T TRANSGENIC MOUSE MODEL (Board # 182)

CHARACTERIZATION OF 4L/PS-NA MICE AS ALPHA-SYNUCLEIN AGGREGATION MODEL (Board # 290)

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Meet QPS Austria at booth#30 at the ADPD 2017 exhibition

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November 12-16, 2016

SfN NEUROSCIENCE 2016 in San Diego, USA

SfN’s 46th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, collaborate with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers.

Neuroscience 2016 will take place November 12-16 at the San Diego Convention Center. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.

QPS’ poster presentations at SfN NEUROSCIENCE 2016:

Monday, November 14, 2016, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Histological Evaluation of Synaptic Markers in Animal Models of Alzheimer’s Disease (Poster 412.28/Q14)
view abstract

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Characterization of Vascular Alterations in Transgenic 5xFAD mice (Poster 599.10/O12)
view abstract

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Histological Evaluation of Synaptophysin and Spinophilin in Parkinson’s Disease Animal Models (Poster 698.17/U9)
view abstract

Meet QPS Austria at booth#913 at the SfN NEUROSCIENCE 2016 exhibition

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October 6-9, 2016

NMDPD 2016 – The 11th International Congress on Non-Motor Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders in Ljubljana, Slovenia

NMDPD 2016 is a multidisciplinary educational forum that offers unparalleled access to the latest discoveries and developments in the etiology and therapy of non-motor features in Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. NMDPD 2016 will be the center for deliberation on cognitive decline and psychiatric manifestations of brain diseases defined by movement disorders, as well as their other non-motor manifestations. In addition, this Parkinson’s congress provides major networking opportunities with leading neurologists, neuroscientists and related specialists from around the world.

QPS’ poster presentation at NMDPD 2016:

Transduction Efficiency of AAV Serotypes 1, 6, 8 and 9 in the Murine Central and Enteric Nervous System

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September 16-18, 2016

9th EHDN (European Huntington´s Disease Network) Plenary Meeting 2016 in The Hague, The Netherlands

The EHDN Plenary Meeting is held in conjunction with the 17th EHA Meeting. All EHDN plenary sessions will be open to clinicians, scientists, EHA delegates and members of families affected by HD. The meeting will take place in The Hague, The Netherlands from 16-18 September 2016 at the World Forum Convention Center.

QPS’ poster presentation at EHDN 2016:

Metabolic Properties of Hypothalamic Primary Neuron Cultures from BACHD Rats

Novel Behavioral Readouts of the BACHD Rat in the Reeperbahn and Barnes Maze Test

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July 24-28, 2016

AAIC 2016 – Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Toronto, Canada

Join international investigators, clinicians and care providers as they gather to share the latest study results, theories and discoveries that will help bring the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science.

QPS’ poster presentations at AAIC:

Sunday, July 24, 2016 (9:30 AM-10:30 AM)
Serum BDNF Levels and Cognitive Performance in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients: Influence of Apathy and APOE4 Status (Poster#12005, Session: P1-02-062)

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 (1:00 PM-2:00 PM)
Characterization of Vascular Alterations in Human Alzheimer’s Disease Patients in Comparison to the APPSL and 5xFAD
Mouse Models
(Poster#10816, Session: P3-14-296)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Features of Histopathology in Murine Alzheimer’s Disease Models and Human Alzheimer’s
Disease Samples
(Poster#10791, P4-10-225)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
In Vitro and In Vivo Hypothermia Models (Poster#10388, P4-13-264)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 (12:00 PM-1:00 PM)
Co-Expression of Virally Induced P301L Tau and Transgenic Beta-Amyloid in APP Mice As Model of Alzheimer’s Disease
to Closer Mimic Human Pathology
(Poster#10745, P4-13-265)

Meet QPS Austria at booth#207 at the AAIC 2016 exhibition

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July 20-22, 2016

39th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society in Yokohama, Japan

Under the theme “be sound, brain and mind,” this Meeting will gather the leading neuroscience researchers from across Japan and overseas together with the energetic young researchers who will drive the next generation of Japanese neuroscience. The Meeting aims to advance academic and research fields that will help uncover the mechanisms of the brain and the mind, spanning from fundamental molecular and cellular biology to clinical medicine and psychology, and to promote and inspire world leading research in these fields.

Meet QPS Austria at booth#A-44 at the Neuroscience Japan 2016 exhibition

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July 2-6, 2016

10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience in Copenhagen, Denmark

The FENS Forum is Europe’s preeminent neuroscience meeting: where European Neuroscience Meets the World. By uniting thousands of participants, the FENS Forum 2016 will facilitate and promote the exchange of knowledge and neuroscience research.

QPS’ poster presentations at the FENS Forum:

Sunday, July 3, 2016, 09:30 to 13:00
Behavioral Characterization of AX and nAX mice as Model of Mood disorders (FENS-2718, Poster Board: C120)

Monday, July 4, 2016, 09:30 to 13:00
Effect of R-Baclofen on Social Behavior in a Mouse Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder (FENS-3174, Poster Board: C138)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 14:00 to 17:30
Generation of an Inducible TDP-43 In Vivo Model of ALS (FENS-2060, Poster Board: C070)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 14:00 to 17:30
Virally Induced Expression of P301L Tau in the APPSL Mouse Model to Closer Mimic Human Alzheimer´s Disease Pathology (FENS-3071, Poster Board: C001)

Meet QPS Austria at booth#10 at the FENS 2016 exhibition

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May 25-27, 2016

Measuring Behavior 2016 in Dublin, Ireland

Measuring Behavior is the premier interdisciplinary event for scientists and practitioners concerned with the study of human or animal behavior. This unique conference focuses on methods, techniques and tools in behavioral research in the widest sense.

QPS’ poster presentation:

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Quantitative evaluation of oromotor function: A simple and stress-free test for motor behavior (ID:77, P21)

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March 6-8, 2016

ADDF’s 10th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference in Miami, FL, USA

Designed as a comprehensive course, this didactic conference will educate scientists on the processes of translating basic research into novel therapies and will leave participants with a strong knowledge base and relevant resources to address the associated barriers and challenges in developing a drug. The programs will also highlight case studies of small molecule and biologics programs at different stages of development aimed at tackling challenging CNS targets relevant to NDD. The program will include sessions for networking, partnering/mentoring, and posters presented by young investigators.


October 17-21, 2015

SfN NEUROSCIENCE 2015 in Chicago, USA

Society for Neuroscience’s 45th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers.

Neuroscience 2015 will take place October 17-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.

Meet QPS Austria on booth#171 at the SfN NEUROSCIENCE 2015 exhibition or at our poster presentations in Hall A:

Comparison of cell culture systems for the study of microglial biology in Alzheimer’s disease

39.20/B107: October 17, 2015, Session Time: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM,
Presentation Time: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

The Pasta gnawing test: A simple and stress-free test for motor behavior

242.19/O18: October 18, 2015, Session Time: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM,
Presentation Time: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Alzheimer’s disease-related vascular pathology in human and transgenic mouse brain

487.04/C83: October 20, 2015, Session Time: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM,
Presentation Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Impact of human APP overexpression on cerebral cholesterol metabolism in ApoBxAPP and APPSL mice

580.03/C62: October 20, 2015, Session Time: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM,
Presentation Time: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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October 16-18, 2015

ICVD 2015 – 9th International Congress on Vascular Dementia

ICVD 2015 will be a showcase for the discussion of new developments in the area of dementia with special attention to cerebrovascular diseases affecting cognition and behavior. The congress will be an opportunity to deliberate on large and small vessel brain diseases and how they affect the mind.

QPS Austria poster presentation at ICVD 2015:

Vascular-Related Changes in an APP Transgenic Mouse Model of Alzheimer Disease

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October 5-6, 2015

ADDF’s 16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery in Jersey City, USA

This annual Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) conference brings together academic and industry scientists intent on accelerating the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

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July 18-23, 2015

AAIC 2015 – Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington, D.C., USA

Join international investigators, clinicians and care providers as they gather to share the latest study results, theories and discoveries that will help bring the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science.

Meet QPS Austria on booth#614 at the AAIC 2015 exhibition or at our oral & poster presentations:

Oral presentation:

Acute Models of Tau Hyperphosphorylation

Slot: O1-06: Sunday, July 19, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Scheduled Time: 2:30 PM

Poster presentations:

Tau Hyperphosphorylation in Alzheimer’s Disease – Systematic Quantification of Common Disease Relevant Phospho-Sites

P2-187: Monday, July 20, 2015: 9:30 AM-4:15 PM

In Vitro Screen for Inhibitors of Tau Filament Formation

P3-005: Tuesday, July 21, 2015: 9:30 AM-4:15 PM

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June 14-18, 2015

19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in San Diego, CA, USA

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS)
is a professional society of clinicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals who are interested in Parkinson’s disease, related neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, hyperkinetic movement disorders, and abnormalities in muscle tone and motor control.

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March 18-22, 2015

AD/PD 2015 – 12th International Conference on Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Diseases, Nice, France

The 12th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases and related neurological disorders (AD/PD 2015) will build on the well-earned reputation of previous AD/PD meetings for unraveling the mechanisms and improving the treatment of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other related neurodegenerative diseases.

Meet QPS Austria on booth#3 at the AD/PD 2015 exhibition or at our poster presentations:

Impact of Human APP Overexpression on Cerebral Cholesterol Metabolism in Mice

Date: 18 March 2015

Thy-1 Alpha-Synuclein Mice – Disease Progression After Weaning

Date: 19 March 2015

High Fat Diet Decreases Plasma Abeta Levels in Mice Overexpressing Human APP

Date: 20 March 2015

Hypothermia-Induced Hyperphosphorylation – A Cellular Model to Study Tau Kinase Inhibitors

Date: 21 March 2015

Cdk5 Inhibition and its Novel Function in Neuronal Development and Treatment of Neurodegeneration

Date: 21 March 2015

Hypothermia In Vivo – An Acute Model of Tau Hyperphosphorylation

Date: 21 March 2015


November 15-19, 2014

NEUROSCIENCE 2014 in Washington, DC, USA

SfN’s 44th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.

Meet QPS Austria on booth#514 at the NEUROSCIENCE 2014 exhibition or at our poster presentation:

Two stable SHSY-5Y cell lines over-expressing full length and truncated tau441 as screening tools for tauopathies

Poster #:  792.12/G2,

Date: 19 November 2014

Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


October 29, 2014

Michael J. Fox Foundation’s 8th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Therapeutics Conference, New York City, NY, USA


September 8-9, 2014

ADDF’s 15th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery


July 12-17, 2014

AAIC 2014 – Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

Meet QPS Austria at booth#C1-102 at the AAIC 2014 exhibition or at one of our poster presentations:

CAA in Mutant AD Mice – A Comparative Study to Human AD Cases

Poster #:  P4-218

Date: 16 July 2014

Time: 11:45 AM – 2:15 PM

An Inducible Murine Model of Tau Phosphorylation

Poster #:  P4-002

Date: 16 July 2014

Time: 11:45 AM – 2:15 PM

Join us from July 12-17 in Copenhagen for AAIC 2014, where thousands of researchers from more than 60 countries will gather to reveal the latest study results, theories and discoveries bringing the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science. In this global marketplace, your idea can be the one to change the future of the field.

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July 5-9, 2014

9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, Milan, Italy


June 8-12, 2014

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society’s 18th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, Stockholm, Sweden


April 9-12, 2014

8th International Symposium on Neuroprotection and Neurorepair (Booth No. 14) Magdeburg, Germany


February 24-27, 2014

CHDI – 9th Annual Huntington’s Disease Therapeutics Conference, Palm Springs, CA, USA