Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Webinars

Join the Alzheimer’s Association and ISTAART for a series of webinars that share the latest advances in Alzheimer's and dementia research, as well as strategies for career development.

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Design and Data Analytics & Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIA: Methods to quantify Resilience and Reserve in Alzheimer's disease

February 22, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Diana Bocancea, PhD Candidate at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, discusses a meta-analysis on residual methods to quantify resilience and resistance, as well as the pros and cons of the residual measures.
PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors PIA - Design and Data Analytics
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Design and Data Analytics & Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIAs: Brain network topology modulates tau spreading in Alzheimer’s disease

December 15, 2022 (10:00 AM CT)
Dr. Nicolai Franzmeier, Jr. Research Group Leader at LMU University Hospital, discusses tau-PET, resting-state fMRI, the spreading of tau pathology in AD, and how brain networks and patterns of tau deposition are related to resistance/resilience.
PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors PIA - Design and Data Analytics
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A roundtable between NIA, Alzheimer’s Association and ADRC REC on Early Career Funding Opportunities

December 9, 2022 (12:00 PM CT)
We will summarize major early career funding opportunities for ADRD scholars and focus on resources, strategies and tips for successful career development.
PIA - Alliance of Women Alzheimer's Researchers PIA - Diversity and Disparities PIA - PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers
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Design and Data Analytics & Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIAs: Leveraging Models of Resilience as Endophenotypes to Enable Precision Medicine

December 8, 2022 (11:00 AM CT)
Dr. Timothy J. Hohman, Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses quantitative measures of resilience, the genetic architectures of neuroprotection and sex-specific models for precision interventions.
PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors PIA - Design and Data Analytics
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Latin America and the Caribbean Consortium on Dementia: LAC Current and Future Dementia Perspectives

November 23, 2022 (12pm CT)
This LAC-CD webinar discusses LAC Current and Future Dementia Perspectives.
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Design and Data Analytics & Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIAs: Using longitudinal measures to capture key complementary dimensions of cognitive resilience

November 18, 2022 (11:00 AM CT)
Dr. Maude Wagner, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, presents complementary longitudinal measures of cognitive resilience and discuss their use to identify key risk and protective factors.
PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors PIA - Design and Data Analytics
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Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods & Sleep and Circadian Rhythms PIAs: Treatment of sleep disturbance for dementia prevention: key considerations for trial design targeting insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea

November 17, 2022 (9:00 AM CT)
This webinar focuses on two common sleep disorders that are increasingly linked to dementia: insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea. Key methodological considerations for trial design are presented followed by panel discussion.
PIA - Sleep and Circadian Rhythms PIA - Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods
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Biofluid Based Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatric Syndromes - The Early Career Researcher Webinar

November 9, 2022 (11:00 AM CT)
Biomarkers of behavioral symptoms must be studied in all disease stages. We discuss potential applications of biofluid biomarkers for neuropsychiatric diagnoses in dementia with Lewy bodies and in preclinical and prodromal Alzheimer's disease.
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA - Neuropsychiatric Syndromes
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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: What causes white matter hyperintensities on T2-weighted MRI?

November 8, 2022 (1:30 PM CT)
This webinar goes back to basics with a description of why hyperintensities are seen on T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging, including FLAIR. Then, the pathological drivers of this common imaging finding are explored.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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Design and Data Analytics & Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIAs: Cognitive and brain reserve in models of longitudinal memory change

November 4, 2022 (10:00 AM CT)
Dr. Jet Vonk, Assistant Professor at UCSF, discusses the relationships of cognitive reserve and brain reserve with longitudinal cognitive and brain outcomes, including the use of different proxies and comparisons between mid-life and late-life.
PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors PIA - Design and Data Analytics