The ISTAART Experience at AAIC
You’re invited to join the Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART).
ISTAART is a professional society for scientists, physicians and others involved in the causes and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Members enjoy a variety of benefits including opportunities to engage in exclusive networking and research discussions.
Become a member during AAIC registration:
ISTAART members enjoy the following AAIC benefits:
As well as other member benefits, including:
Special Access Benefits:
"Networking with colleagues with common goals can catapult progress forward—ISTAART’s Professional Interest Areas (PIAs) provide that opportunity for Alzheimer's disease at a global scale."
– Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., University of Arizona, Tuscon, Ariz., former chair, Alliance of Women Alzheimer's Researchers (AWARE) PIA
Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award for Alzheimer's Research
ISTAART is the nominating body for the Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award, which is presented to the senior author of the most impactful study published in Alzheimer's research over the preceding two years. The recipient will be invited to present their findings in a plenary session on Tuesday, July 18 at AAIC.
ISTAART members may nominate individuals via the nomination form.
Nomination deadline: February 17.
PIA Day at AAIC
Some ISTAART Professional Interest Areas will host 90-minute sessions focused on research updates during PIA Day at AAIC (Saturday, July 15). Most of the sessions will be followed by the PIA's annual business meeting (although, some business meetings will take place throughout the week).
PIA Business Meetings at AAIC
PIA business meetings are a great opportunity to receive updates on PIA activities, participate in critical conversations about issues affecting the field, engage in networking with peers from across the world and determine objectives for the upcoming membership year.
ISTAART Student Volunteer Program at AAIC
ISTAART offers a Student Volunteer Program in conjunction with AAIC. Accepted volunteers are provided with the following:
While daily volunteer efforts are an essential aspect of participation, participants are still able to fully acquire the latest scientific updates through attendance at sessions.
Additional award details and responsibilities are provided in the application link. Applicants must be a verified undergraduate or graduate student (includes Ph.D. students).
Note: Past recipients are ineligible.
ISTAART Workshop Series at AAIC
This expert series helps polish your professional skills and CV. Past topics have included grant writing, funding opportunities and manuscript tips. Food is provided! The 2017 topics will be posted in the spring.
ISTAART members receive discounted registration rates and can access exclusive events at AAIC. Join today to receive these exclusive member benefits.
Learn the basics or brush up on your skills by attending an AAIC educational workshop. Topics include: clinical trials, fluid biomarkers, neuroimaging and neuropathology.
July 16 – 20: Annual Conference
July 14 – 15: Preconferences
July 16 – 19: Exhibit Dates
Cobblestone streets, fish and chips and entertainment old and new await you!