Donald Calne Lecture 2013 featuring Dr. Virgina M.-Y. Lee
Montreal, October 2013

Dr. Virginia M.-Y. Lee, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is 2013’s recipient of the Donald Calne Lectureship.

Dr. Lee is internationally recognized for her work on the etiology and pathogenesis of alpha-synuclein, tau, TDP-43, and other misfolded disease proteins in the pathobiology of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease. Other research efforts focus on an increased understanding of the collaborative initiatives to advance drug discovery in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

The lecture took place during World Parkinson Congress, the evening of October 3, 2013 in Montreal.

“We are very proud to be supporting the Donald Calne Lectureship. Sharing information via world renowned researchers, such as Dr. Virginia M.-Y. Lee, is crucial for the scientific community, those living with Parkinson’s disease and their families,” says Felipe Pastrana, General Manager of AbbVie Canada.