Philip Kong

Philip Kong

Company: Alector

Job title: Associate Director Immuno-Neurology

Seminars:

Live Speaker Q&A 12:50 pm

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Leveraging Genetics to Discover Immune-Modulating Targets for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases 12:00 pm

• Overview of how we leverage genetics for drug discovery • To what extent do we understand how genetics affects microglia biology? What have we recently uncovered in terms of microglial dynamics? • Introduction of MS4 genetic locus, the MS4A protein family and more specifically, MSA4A • Diving into our drug discovery process and what…Read more

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Kick-Off Panel Discussion – Uncovering the Next Frontier of Neuroimmunology 9:10 am

What have been the major advances in understanding neuroinflammation across CNS indications? Diving into specific challenges presented by various targets including microglia, astrocytes, TREM2 and STING. What would give us confidence that that target is translatable in a disease? What are common responses that we could target across these different diseases as well as what…Read more

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