Innovation and Research Night
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Register at 800.272.3900 or email@example.com
Join Dr. Heather Snyder, Senior Associate Director, Scientific Grants, National
Alzheimer’s Association as she discusses the newest developments in research.
Learn about the local and national future of innovation and research in reaching the
Alzheimer’s Association’s ultimate goal of a world without Alzheimer’s.
Cost: No Cost - Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter
CEU: Two Continuing Education Units for Social Workers and Nurses
Location: Miami Valley Hospital South, 2400 Miami Valley Dr., Conference Center.
From Wilmington Pike, turn west on Clyo Rd and enter on the right at South Campus Blvd.
HEATHER M. SNYDER, PH.D.
Senior Associate Director, Medical & Scientific Relations
Dr. Snyder is the Senior Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Relations, at the Alzheimer’s Association. At the Association, Dr. Snyder oversees the Association's International Research Grant Program, the mechanism through which the Association funds research applications.
In addition to ensuring the smooth review of applications and distribution of awards to successful applicants, she is responsible for the dissemination of results and ongoing investigations to a wide range of audiences.
Dr. Snyder received her Ph.D. from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and her B.A. in Biology and Religious Studies from The University of Virginia. Since graduating from Stritch, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Neurobiology Program at Children’s Memorial Research Center in Chicago. During this time, she received a training fellowship from the National Institutes of Health, published papers related to mechanisms of neuronal toxicity in neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer's disease, and presented topics related to areas of research in both national and international venues.