The 8th Symposium on ATP1A3 in Disease 2019


The 8th annual Symposium on ATP1A3 in Disease 2019 will take place 3.-4. October 2019 at the beautiful and conveniently located Grand Hotel Reykjavik on Iceland.

The host this year is the AHC Association of Iceland supported by an organizing committee that consist of European scientists that have been working on ATP1A3 related diseases for many years.

Registration opens in spring 2019

Since 2012 the ATP1A3 in Disease Symposia has brought together prominent scientists, clinicians and family foundations to:

  • discuss the role of the ATP1A3 gene in rare neurological diseases
  • present the latest progress in research on AHC, RDP, CA(P)OS and other ATP1A3-related diseases
  • discuss various symptomology and how to address them to improve quality of life for patients now and in respect to clinical trials
  • include new research and clinical teams in the ongoing work

Read more about the ATP1A3 in Disease Symposia via this link



This picture was drawn by Miya from Japan who is diagnosed with Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, one of the 10 disorders associated with ATP1A3
This picture was drawn by Miya from Japan who is diagnosed with Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, one of the 10 disorders associated with ATP1A3

Organizing committee

Sigurður Holmar Jóhannesson
Representative of the AHC Association of Iceland, mail: ahc@ahc.is

Karin Lykke-Hartmann,
Associate professor, Aarhus University, Denmark, mail: kly@biomed.au.dk

Hanne Poulsen,
Associate professor, Aarhus University, Denmark, mail: hp@mbg.au.dk

Poul Nissen,
Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark, mail: pn@mbg.au.dk

Hendrik Rosewich,
Assistant professor, Georg August University, Göttingen, Germany, mail: hendrik.rosewich@med.uni-goettingen.de

Arn M.J.M van den Maagdenberg,
Professor, Leiden University, Netherlands, mail: A.M.J.M.van_den_Maagdenberg@lumc.nl