April 4-5, 2024 | San Diego, USA and Online

About the Symposium

In its fourth year, the Latinos & Alzheimer’s Symposium brought together researchers, clinicians and dementia care professionals who work with Hispanic and Latino/a/e/x populations.

Latinos & Alzheimer’s Symposium presented an opportunity for early career researchers especially to learn about the latest research, network and become a part of the community of clinicians, care professionals and scientists working to advance dementia science and care in Hispanic and Latino/a/e/x populations.

View the 2024 conference program.

Addressing the Disparities in Dementia Risk, Early Detection and Care

Latinos & Alzheimer's Symposium covered topics such as culture, bilingualism and cognition; novel approaches to improve caregiving and caregiving support; ongoing clinical trials for Latino/a/e/x individuals; recruitment of Latino/a/e/x participants to research and clinical trials; biomarkers in Latino/a/e/x populations; and access to new therapies.

Topic areas included:

  • Basic science and pathogenesis.
  • Biomarkers.
  • Clinical manifestations.
  • Dementia care and psychosocial factors
  • Dementia care practice.
  • Drug development.
  • Public health.
  • Multidisciplinary.

Scientific Program Committee

  • Maria Corrada, chair
  • Yakeel T. Quiroz, chair
  • Maria P. Aranda
  • Marcia Jimenez
  • Melissa Lamar
  • Luis Medina
  • Doris Molina-Henry
  • Jaime Perales Puchalt
  • Yarissa Reyes
  • Vanessa Sepulveda
  • Idaly Velez-Uribe
  • Irving Vega


Companies interested in sponsoring future conferences can contact Tommy Morris, senior director of Corporate Initiatives, at tomorris@alz.org.

Appropriate Conduct Policy

Latinos & Alzheimer's Symposium aims to provide a safe, equitable, and accessible experience for all conference participants.

Read the full Statement of Appropriate Conduct (PDF).


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

Conference Details

Date: April 4-5, 2024
Location: San Diego, California, USA and online

Go Beyond the Conference

Network and collaborate year-round with ISTAART, a global community of scientists, clinicians and dementia professionals who are working to advance Alzheimer’s and dementia research and treatment.


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