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Aging, Lysosomes and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Aimee Kao, MD, PhD
John Douglas French Alzheimer's Foundation Endowed Professor
University of California, San Francisco

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of the lysosome in protein homeostasis and neurodegeneration.
  • Become familiar with how age and disease-associated mutations alter lysosomal function and impair protein homeostasis.
  • Understand the connection between neurodevelopmental disorders and neurodegeneration.


  • Planners: Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; Anil Vora; and Janet Allen-Williams have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Aimee Kao, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relationships: Receiving research grants from Eli Lilly and Company and Ono Pharma; serving on the Scientific Advisory Board of Nine Square Therapeutics and Junevity.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered from January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2024. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

Attendees must register for this event. Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience with a terminal degree. This activity is not commercially supported.

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