Roles of the lactate shuttle: Focus on brain physiology and pathologies

Welcome to attend the Nansen Neuroscience Lecture 2023 to be delivered by Prof. Pierre Magistretti.
Date: 10 Oct 2023
Venue: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Address: Drammensveien 78
Hosts: NO-Age co-founding members Prof. Linda H. Bergersen and Jon Storm-Mathisen

Recent findings have highlighted the significant role of the substance L-lactate in the brain’s energy processes. The discovery has caused a big shift in how we understand the brain cells’ work.


The meeting is free of charge and open to the public.

Due to limited seating, we ask our guests to register for physical attendance. Register here

Watch the lectures here. (Link will follow.)


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee and refreshments 

11:00 – 11:03 Opening by Lise Øvreås, President of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

11:03 – 11:06 Introduction by Linda Hildegard Bergersen, University of Oslo

11:06 – 11:461 Lecture by professor Pierre Magistretti: “Roles of the lactate shuttle: focus on brain physiology and pathologies”. 

11:46 – 12:06 Discussion and questions from the audience and Discussant Lene Juel Rasmussen (NNL speaker 2020) Moderated by Jon Storm-Mathisen 

12:06 – 13:00 Coffee and refreshments – Informal discussions

More details here
Cover photo: Pierre Magistretti (Photo: KAUST)


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