2nd Latinos & Alzheimer’s Symposium | May 20-21, 2021 | Virtual Conference — At No Cost

Latinos & Alzheimer’s Symposium

A virtual conference to address the disparities in dementia risk, early detection and care in Latino and Hispanic populations.

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About the Symposium

Now in its second year, this virtual conference will provide an overview of the current needs, Alzheimer’s research findings, and practice knowledge that informs the care of Latino and Hispanic individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families. It will also provide a platform for the development of collaborations and support among health care professionals, early career researchers and trainees.

Addressing the Disparities in Dementia Risk, Early Detection and Care

Statistics suggest that the incidence of dementia is greater in Latinos and Hispanics compared to Whites. The prevention, diagnosis, and care provided to individuals with Alzheimer's and related dementias are greatly influenced by socioeconomic and cultural factors.

Through abstract and presentation topics that span from biomarkers to dementia care, symposium attendees will achieve the following learning objectives:

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Present Your Discoveries

Early career researchers have the opportunity to demonstrate their research to leaders and peers in the field through an oral or poster presentation. Top-ranked abstracts will be selected for oral presentations during the following sessions:

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General questions: LatinosSymposium@alz.org
Media questions: media@alz.org

Conference Details

Date: May 20-21, 2021
Location: Virtual conference
Cost: Free of charge

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Call for Abstracts

Spotlight your research with an oral or poster presentation.

Abstract submission is now closed.

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