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Alzheimer's Research
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alzheimer's research:
the global search for hope
a local call to action

These annual research events showcase the latest news from the research front and highlights the progress scientists are making toward finding better treatments, and eventually a cure, for Alzheimer’s. A question and answer session will be held at the conclusion of each presentation.

2013 Special Presenter: Bruno Giordani, Ph.D.
MADC Associate Director | Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychology
Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Dr. Giordani shared information attained from attending the 2013 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Boston, Massachusetts - the world’s largest forum for the dementia research community.

  • Setting the framework: Alzheimer's disease scope and background
  • What’s going on in the brain with Alzheimer’s and what does that tell us about treatment and diagnosis?
  • How is this new information incorporated into new diagnostic criteria and research?
  • Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) highlights (
    • New therapeutics and approaches to clinical trials
    • - New information on risk factors
    • - Early Detection approaches
    • - New political strategies in the coming year

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Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.