Scientific Sessions

 

Scientific Sessions

The schedule below reflects the invited program only.
The complete schedule, including the submitted program, will be available in late spring.

Plenary Sessions

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Association Welcome

Session: PL-01-01



11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Philip Scheltens, M.D., Ph.D.
Alzheimer Center, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
Theme: Diagnosis and Prognosis
Session: PL-01-02


10:30 - 11 a.m.

Amyloid Therapeutics

Dennis Selkoe, M.D.
Harvard University, United States
Theme: Therapeutics
Session: PL-02-01


Park

11 - 11:30 a.m.

The Aging Brain and the Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Denise Park, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Dallas, United States
Theme: Diagnosis and Prognosis
Session: PL-02-02


10:30 - 11 a.m.

Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award for Alzheimer’s Research

Recipient to be announced.

Theme: Basic and Translational Science
Session: PL-03-01


Lovestone

11 - 11:30 a.m.

The Future of Electronic Health Records and Big Data in Dementia Research

Simon Lovestone, Ph.D.
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Theme: Public Health and Psychosocial
Session: PL-03-02


Williams

10:30 - 11 a.m.

Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease

Julie Williams
Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Theme: Basic and Translational Science
Session: PL-04-01


11 - 11:30 a.m.

Neurotoxicity of Tau

Virginia Man-Yee Lee, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, United States
Theme: Therapeutics
Session: PL-04-02


10:30 - 11 a.m.

Cellular Mechanisms of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD)

Aaron Gitler, Ph.D.
Stanford University, United States
Theme: Basic and Translational Science
Session: PL-05-01


11 - 11:30 a.m.

Neuropathology as a Tool to Propel Public Health Research in Dementia

Julie Schneider, M.D.
Rush University Medical Center, United States
Theme: Public Health and Psychosocial
Session: PL-05-02



Symposium Sessions

Sunday, July 16
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
    Alzheimer’s Disease In Extreme Ages: Oldest Old And in Young Adults, A Public Health Perspective
    Theme: Public Health and Psychosocial
    Session S1-01
Sunday, July 16
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
    CTE and Relationship of Trauma to Dementia
    Theme: Basic and Translational Science
    Session S1-02
Monday, July 17
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
    Relationship Between Tau and Amyloid Imaging Biomarkers
    Theme: Diagnosis and Prognosis
    Session: S2-01
Monday, July 17
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
    Cognitive Training as an Intervention for MCI and Dementia
    Theme: Therapeutics
    Session: S2-02
Tuesday, July 18
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
    Pathologic Heterogeneity of Alzheimer’s Disease
    Theme: Diagnosis and Prognosis
    Session: S3-01
Tuesday, July 18
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
    Prion-Like Propagation as Potential Mechanism for Neurodegenerative Disease
    Theme: Therapeutics
    Session: S3-02
Wednesday, July 19
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
    Music, Cognition and Dementia: Evidence and Implications
    Theme: Public Health and Psychosocial
    Session: S4-01
Thursday, July 20
  • 8:30 - 10 a.m.
    RAN Translation/Dipeptide Aggregates in Multiple Diseases
    Theme: Basic and Translational Science
    Session: S5-01


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