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AAIC 2014 Highlights


2014 program

Searchable 2014 program content, including session topics, speakers and abstracts, is now available.



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The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference begins with a day of preconference events. Dr. Jeffrey Kaye shares the benefits of being an ISTAART member. The Alzheimer’s Association hosts a press conference addressing new global incidence numbers of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Harry Johns, president and CEO, Alzheimer’s Association, welcomes attendees during the morning plenary session. AAIC offers opportunities for experienced and new investigators. The Developing Topics poster session includes the latest research findings. Attendees visit more than 80 booths in the Exhibit Hall at AAIC 2014. Investigators attend AAIC to network, learn and share. Scientists attend a featured research session at AAIC 2014. Gerry Sampson, Chair of the Alzheimer’s Association National Board, presents Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark with a gift. Dr. Maria Carrillo of the Alzheimer’s Association welcomes attendees to AAIC 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. AAIC brings the global Alzheimer’s research community together. Tivoli Gardens provides a great atmosphere for researchers to connect and have fun. Attendees prepare for the opening of the Exhibit Hall. Attendees visit the Alzheimer’s Association booth in the Exhibit Hall.


Video highlights

SUMMARY and Q&A - David Knopman, M.D., a medical/scientific advisor to the Alzheimer's Association, discusses how smell and eye tests for markers of Alzheimer's disease may lead to simpler, less invasive methods of early detection.

 

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SUMMARY and Q&A - William Klunk, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair of the Alzheimer's Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, highlights new research on Alzheimer's disease risk factors and possible protective behaviors.

 

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SUMMARY and Q&A - Maria Carrillo, Ph.D., vice president of medical and scientific relations for the Alzheimer's Association, talks about the global number of cases of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and the implications of new data from a handful of countries.

 

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SUMMARY and Q&A - Ralph Nixon, Ph.D., chair of the Alzheimer's Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, discusses several noteworthy advances in research from AAIC 2014 that are being reported as "developing topics." These include a clinical trial of a lifetyle intervention and a third abnormal brain protein now linked to Alzheimer's disease.

 

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Plenary speakers at AAIC

Register today to attend AAIC, where world renowned speakers will discuss the latest breakthroughs in dementia science. Hear from researchers like Eric Reiman, of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, John Morris, of Washington University St. Louis, or Geert Jan Biessels, of University Medical Center Utrecht Brain Center Rudolf Magnus.