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.

More information on the types of webinars offered can be found here

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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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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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Latin America and the Caribbean Consortium on Dementia: Digital Health & Care for dementia

September 22, 2022 (12pm CT)
This LAC-CD webinar discusses Digital Health & Care for dementia
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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease PIA: Proteomics of Down Syndrome

September 21, 2022 (1:00 PM CT)
We examine the state of literature on proteomics in adults with Down Syndrome. Application of profiles are discussed for distinguishing cognitive impairment among this high-risk population as well as considerations for demographic factors.
PIA - Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease
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Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship Forum: Meet the Program Directors

August 17, 2022 (2:00 PM CT)
A breakout style virtual session allowing potential candidates to personally meet directors of BNNP programs from across the country and discuss the specific program requirements, training and research opportunities in more detail.
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Cognition and Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods PIA's - Measuring Clinically Meaningful Change in Preclinical AD Trials: New Approaches & Challenges

August 17, 2022 (12:00 PM CT)
Measuring treatment effects in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease (AD) relies on sensitive cognitive metrics. This webinar focuses on challenges and opportunities for new approaches to establishing clinically meaningful change in trials of early AD.
PIA - Cognition PIA - Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC... Chairing Sessions

July 19, 2022 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a free webinar featuring a step-by-step guide to chairing sessions; an overview of logistics; and expert insight from Sergio Ferreira.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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ISTAART and the Research and Education Component (REC): ADRC REC @ AAIC 2022

July 12, 2022 (1pm CST)
This webinar introduces the mission of Research and Education Component (REC) of the Alzheimer Disease Research Centers. We highlight trainee opportunities and presentations from REC scholars during AAIC.
Audience - General Audience
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC... Podium Presentations

July 12, 2022 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a free webinar featuring a step-by-step guide to podium presentations; an overview of logistics; and expert insight from SPC member Luc Buee
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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Neuroimaging & Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA's: Software methods for analysing white matter changes.

July 6, 2022 (10:00 AM CT)
Software packages for analysing white matter/vascular pathology. Speakers will present their packages capabilities for segmenting/identifying white matter hyperintensities, microbleeds, lacunes, and perivascular spaces.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA - Neuroimaging
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Neuroimaging PIA: Statistical analysis methods for neuroimaging

June 30, 2022 (10:30am CT)
Approaches to two statistical issues that arise in neuroimaging studies will be discussed: statistical inference for voxel/vertex-wise analysis, and data harmonization techniques to account for different scanning equipment in multisite studies.
PIA - Neuroimaging
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC... Poster Presentations

June 28, 2022 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a free webinar featuring a step-by-step guide to poster presentations; an overview of logistics; and expert insight from SPC member Agustin Ibanez.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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Diversity and Disparities PIA: Inclusion of LGBTQIA+ people in Alzheimer’s Disease and Aging Research

June 8, 2022
This webinar provides an overview of current research and efforts to understand risk of ADRD and related concerns among LGBTQIA+ adults, describe best practices for data collection and research engagement, and implications for LGBTQIA+ aging research.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities
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Intersectionality in Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID). A cross-PIA webinar on sex, race and ethnicity differences in VCID - Part 1

June 7, 2022
This webinar addresses intersectionality in vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) and discusses potential underlying mechanisms for brain health disparities by sex or gender, race, ethnicity and nationality.
PIA - Sex and Gender Differences in AD PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA - Diversity and Disparities PIA - PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers
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Nutrition, Metabolism and Dementia PIA: Understanding the mechanistic link between type-2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease

June 1, 2022
This webinar discusses novel approaches in preclinical models to understand why individuals with type-2-diabetes have a 2-4 fold increase risk for developing AD and identify new therapeutic mechanisms that target brain metabolism.
PIA - Nutrition,Metabolism and Dementia
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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease & Technology and Dementia PIAs: Technology and dementia in Down syndrome: maximizing collaborations between PIAs

May 31, 2022
We feature four scientists with expertise in Down syndrome, technology and dementia. Webinar focuses on how technological strategies can promote meaningful assessment and timely diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in individuals with Downs syndrome.
PIA - Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease PIA - Technology and Dementia
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

May 25, 2022
Mareike Ludwig leads a conversation with Anne S Berry and then Tia Lamore leads conversation with Winston Thomas Chu and David E. Vaillancourt
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems
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Technology and Dementia & Health Policy PIA's - Technology and Policy: A Panel Discussion on How Policy Impacts Our Work and How Our Work Can Impact Policy

May 24, 2022
This webinar helps technology researchers, policymakers and industry stakeholders describe how their work can impact policy. Panelists present their experiences at the intersection of research and policy and engage in a Q&A.
PIA - Health Policy PIA - Technology and Dementia
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Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods & Diversity and Disparities PIAs: Increasing sustained diversity in Alzheimer's disease and related dementia clinical trials.

May 23, 2022
There is a need for AD clinical trials to improve recruitment, enrollment, and retention of diverse populations to ensure potential treatments are safe, effective, accessible, and equitable. Globalization of AD clinical trials is also discussed.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities PIA - Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods
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Neuroimaging PIA: Getting started with connectomics analysis

May 12, 2022
This webinar is a primer on how to setup, generate, review and interpret structural and functional connectivity analyses. Speakers go over best practices and what pitfalls to watch out for with their work.
PIA - Neuroimaging
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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: New advances in biomedical sciences transferable to VCID research?

May 6, 2022
We discuss recent advances in three-photon microscopy and single-molecule imaging as tools to deeper brain regions and intra-cellular dynamics. We focus on the feasibility and transferability of technologies for VCID research.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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Subjective Cognitive Disorders PIA: Subjective complaints in the setting of AD clinical trials

May 5, 2022
We examine subjective complaints in AD clinical trials with an emphasis on the role in trial design, recruitment, and outcome measurement in preclinical AD trials that enroll cognitively unimpaired participants who are biomarker eligible.
PIA - Subjective Cognitive Decline
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PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers - Early Career Dementia Researchers: Drivers of Discovery

May 4, 2022
How are dementia early career researchers (ECRs) doing? We present results from the 2021 PEERs/UCL global survey of dementia ECRs, covering careers and more.
PIA - PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers
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Diversity and Disparities PIA & Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology (SBCN): Racial Disparities in Disorders of Cognition

May 3, 2022
We raise awareness for the need of diverse practitioners and how to recruit patients representing underserved populations. We explore how symptoms and treatments vary across populations and how to ensure equitable, accessible care for all.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

May 3, 2022
Marta Milà Alomà leads a conversation with Ashvini Keshavan, Jonathan M Schott and Thomas K. Karikari and then Yanaika Hok-A-hin leads conversation with Michelle M Mielke
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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Nutrition, Metabolism and Dementia PIA: Caffeine consumption and Dementia: Are Lewy Bodies the link?

April 28, 2022
The webinar discusses the use of clinical and postmortem measures of Rush’s Memory and Aging Project and large sample size of the UK Biobank to investigate the association between dietary caffeine intake and cognitive impairment.
PIA - Nutrition,Metabolism and Dementia
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Design and Data Analytics PIA : Power Calculations for Alzheimer's Clinical Trials.

April 27, 2022
Sample size computations for longitudinal AD studies are critical to ensure studies are sufficiently powered to provide reliable/valid inferences. We demonstrate a R Shiny package developed for commonly used formulas for continuous outcomes.
PIA - Design and Data Analytics
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Neuroimaging PIA: Advanced MR imaging in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

April 21, 2022
The basic principles and latest advances in arterial spin labelling and diffusion weighted imaging discussed in the context of neurodegenerative diseases. The application of these techniques, focusing on scientific research is covered.
PIA - Neuroimaging
On-Demand

Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease PIA: Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome

April 20, 2022
This webinar presents the latest advances in Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome.
PIA - Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

April 19, 2022
Sanjna Singh leads conversation with Yin Xu
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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Immunity and Neurodegeneration PIA: Roles of the adaptive immune system in neurodegenerative disorders.

April 14, 2022
The CNS barrier tissues are densely populated by adaptive immune cells that are in a constant crosstalk with neurons and glia. Recent evidence highlights the important roles of this neuroimmune communication in numerous neurodegenerative diseases.
PIA - Immunity and Neurodegeneration
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Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIA: Outcomes of the Collaboratory on Research Definitions for Reserve and Resilience in Cognitive Aging and Dementia.

April 13, 2022
Dr. Yaakov Stern describes the process through which this collaboratory has provided a new framework for research terms and gathered resources for human and animal studies. Planned future efforts and potential PIA participation are discussed.
PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

April 11, 2022
Deepti Putcha leads a conversation with Irene Sintini and Jennifer Whitwell and then Nick Corriveau-Lecavalier leads conversation with Annie Hiniker and David Salmon
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Atypical Alzheimer's Disease
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Neuroimaging PIA - PET imaging in ADRD: Beyond amyloid and tau.

March 30, 2022
An overview of how PET imaging can be used to detect changes in neuroinflammation and synaptic density related to Alzheimer’s disease and what it tells us about the disease process.
PIA - Neuroimaging
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Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIA: Understanding the biological contributions to the magnetic resonance imaging-contrast of catecholaminergic nuclei

March 28, 2022
MRI scans of catecholaminergic nuclei differ between Alzheimer’s patients and controls. However, we lack a full understanding of the underlying mechanism. We discuss biological correlates of the MRI contrast to help interpreting differences in AD.
PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

March 23, 2022
Silvia Chapman leads a conversation with M Willem S. Eikelboom and Janne M. Papma
PIA - Subjective Cognitive Decline ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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Atypical Alzheimer's Disease & Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders PIAs: Overlap between the language variant of Alzheimer's disease and primary progressive aphasia

March 21, 2022
This program will cover overlap between the language variant of AD and primary progressive aphasia
PIA - Frontotemporal Dementia & Related Disorders PIA - Atypical Alzheimer's Disease
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Design and Data Analytics PIA - Artificial Intelligence (AI) Application in Dementia Research: An Overview of Literature

March 17, 2022
Attendees enhance their understanding of how AI can be applied to dementia research, including neuroimaging, EEG/retinal imaging, genetic risk profile, biomarkers, and speech and language features.
PIA - Design and Data Analytics
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Biofluid Based Biomarkers and Health Policy PIAs - Global implementation of blood-based biomarkers (BBB) in AD : Part II : Gaps and opportunities

March 10, 2022
This webinar focuses on clinical implementation of BBB. Expert panelists discuss a framework to demonstrate BBB’s value, equity and inclusion in research, & challenges of disclosure in risk prediction. Followed by an interactive discussion.
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA - Health Policy
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ISTAART Guide to Grants - Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)

March 10, 2022
Hear from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) an introduction and overview of CDMRP global funding opportunities.
ISTAART Guide to Grants
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

March 10, 2022
Ece Bayram leads a conversation with Maria C. Gonzalez and then Parichita Choudhury leads a conversation with Vincenzo Donadio and Wenquan Zou.
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Lewy Body Dementias
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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: Clearance of Interstitial and Cerebrospinal Fluids Part 2

March 9, 2022
The two-part series of webinars from the working group on Clearance of Interstitial and Cerebrospinal (CLIC) fluids addresses the evidence behind the anatomy, radiology, physiology of clearance pathways of the brain.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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ISTAART Guide to Grants - NIA Grants Overview

March 3, 2022
Hear from the National Institute of Aging an introduction and overview of NIA funding opportunities for postdocs and early career faculty, and tips for a successful application.
ISTAART Guide to Grants
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Immunity and Neurodegeneration PIA - Good Cop/Bad Cop: The complexities and nuances of TREM2 in AD

March 2, 2022
In this webinar, hear short talks by experts in the field followed by a discussion and Q&A surrounding the multifaceted nature of TREM2 and the complexities of targeting TREM2 as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
PIA - Immunity and Neurodegeneration
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Atypical Alzheimer’s Disease PIA: The behavioral variant of Alzheimer’s disease

March 1, 2022
Dr. Ossenkoppele discusses the clinical, neuroimaging and neuropathological features of the behavioral variant of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), followed by the recently proposed research criteria for this intriguing AD phenotype.
PIA - Atypical Alzheimer's Disease
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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: Clearance of Interstitial and Cerebrospinal Fluids Part 1

February 17, 2022
This two-part series of webinars from the working group on Clearance of Interstitial and Cerebrospinal (CLIC) fluids addresses the evidence behind the anatomy, radiology, physiology of clearance pathways of the brain.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
On-Demand

Biofluid Based Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatric Syndromes- The Disparities Webinar

The purpose of this webinar is to improve the understanding of how human diversity may affect associations of biofluid biomarkers with neuropsychiatric syndromes
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers CME
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Data Sharing and Exploration with the Global Alzheimer’s Association Interactive Network (GAAIN)

February 15, 2022
During this webinar, we discussed data sharing with the Global Alzheimer’s Association Interactive Network (GAAIN), demonstrated use of the GAAIN Interrogator data exploration tool, and presented a project that stemmed from GAAIN.
Audience - General Audience
On-Demand

Neuropsychiatric Syndromes and Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIAs: Contribution of subcortical system dysfunction to neuropsychiatric symptoms in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease.

February 10, 2022
This webinar will integrate findings from basic and clinical research to understand how Alzheimer’s disease pathology affects subcortical system function, and how dysregulation of these nuclei contribute to prodromal behavioral symptoms.
PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIA - Neuropsychiatric Syndromes
On-Demand

Immunity and Neurodegeneration PIA: Peripheral and Central Immune System Crosstalk in Alzheimer’s Disease

February 8, 2022
In this webinar, we review evidence for peripheral and central immune system crosstalk in aging and Alzheimer’s disease, from the lens of both animal and human studies.
PIA - Immunity and Neurodegeneration