Alzheimer Research Forum reports on the highlights of the Society of Neuroscience conference

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Between 17-21 October 2009, the 39th annual conference of the Society of Neuroscience drew some 30,500 people to the great city of Chicago, which was more balmy than windy for the occasion. Your Alzforum reporters have been busy roaming the halls, buttonholing scientists for their comments on the presentations, and putting together reports on the most significant advances. This year's stories:

Axonal Transport Not So Fast in Neurodegenerative Disease

Tau and α-Synuclein Oligomers Follow Aβ Footsteps

Nicotinic AChRs: α4β2 Iffy for AD, More Promise With α7?

Move Over, Agonists; Make Way for Modulators

Nicotinic AChRs—Mechanistic Basis for New Drug Discovery?

AD and Epilepsy—Joined at the Synapse?

AD and Epilepsy—Lessons from the Clinic, Animal

New Technologies Help Drugs Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

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