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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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Chairing

July 6, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Jeff Cummings.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Podium Presentations

June 29, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Melissa Murray.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Posters

June 22, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Catherine Mummery.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders PIA: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy - not just Richardson’s syndrome

May 3, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Six talks brings together the latest research and clinical updates in progressive supranuclear palsy and related disorders, with particular focus on phenotypic variants and transdiagnostic features: PSP - not just Richardson’s syndrome.
PIA - Frontotemporal Dementia & Related Disorders
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Yes, the DOD/CDMRP funds Alzheimer's research!

April 5, 2023 (12:00 PM CT)
Come learn about the funding opportunities focused on ADRD from the Department of Defense/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, USA..A program that funds globally!
ISTAART Guide to Grants
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AAIC Neuroscience Next: ISTAART Guide to Poster Presentations

March 21, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers (PEERs): Balancing teaching while being a productive researcher

March 15, 2023 (1:00 PM CT)
Our dynamic program focuses on approaches to balance teaching and research responsibilities. Speakers share practical advice, insight and suggestions on navigating these roles.
PIA - PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers
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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease & Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIAs: Disentangling Alzheimer’s disease and vascular cognitive impairment through monogenic disorders

February 28, 2023 (1:00 PM CT)
Alzheimer’s disease and vascular pathology are key contributors to dementia, but underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. Can we better grasp dementia through monogenic disorders like CADASIL? And what can people with Down syndrome teach us?
PIA - Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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AWARE PIA: How Women Can Get What They Want in a Negotiation

February 23, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Research suggests that 20% of women do not negotiate. The ability to negotiate successfully whether for yourself or your team is a critical career advancement skill. Join this session to hear from panelists on tips to use in your next negotiation!
PIA - Alliance of Women Alzheimer's Researchers
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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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Basics of APOE - AAIC Advancements: APOE Conference Primer

February 16, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Join us for a webinar focused on understanding the history and current field of APOE research.
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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease & Neuroimaging PIAs: The importance of imaging Alzheimer's disease in adults with Down syndrome

February 16, 2023 (9:00 AM CT)
During this program, we demonstrate how neuroimaging can be used to understand different aspects of Alzheimer's disease in adults with Down syndrome.
PIA - Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease PIA - Neuroimaging
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Biofluid Based Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatric Syndromes - The Multi-Modal Biomarker Webinar

February 15, 2023 (11:00 AM CT)
Combinations of different categories of biomarkers may help ascertain their associations with neuropsychiatric syndromes. We discuss the available evidence of associations of multi-modal biomarkers with diverse neuropsychiatric syndromes.
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA - Neuropsychiatric Syndromes
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Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders PIA: Year in Review

February 10, 2023 (10:00 AM CT)
Attend the Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders PIA Year in Review to hear a presentation of research highlights and progress seen in 2022, followed by a panel discussion of priorities and predictions for 2023
PIA - Frontotemporal Dementia & Related Disorders ISTAART Year in Review
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AAIC Neuroscience Next: ISTAART Guide to Abstracts

February 9, 2023 (10:30 AM CT)
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
Upcoming

Electrophysiology PIA: Visual motion event related potentials in healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease

February 8, 2023 (9:00 AM CT)
Visuospatial deficits are debilitating symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). We review visual processing deficits in aging and AD, and discuss optic flow event related potentials as possible functional biomarkers of cognitive aging and AD.
PIA - Electrophysiology
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Alzheimer's Association - Oportunidades de financiación

January 19, 2023
El primer webinario en español sobre los Programas de Financiamiento del Programa Internacional de Subvenciones de Investigación.
Language - Español
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Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIA: Year in Review

January 19, 2023
The Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIA Year in Review: hear a presentation of research highlights and progress seen in 2022, followed by a panel discussion of priorities and predictions for 2023.
PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems ISTAART Year in Review
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Atypical Alzheimer’s Disease PIA: Year in Review

January 18, 2023
The Atypical Alzheimer’s Disease PIA Year in Review to hear a presentation of research highlights and progress seen in 2022, followed by a panel discussion of priorities and predictions for 2023.
PIA - Atypical Alzheimer's Disease ISTAART Year in Review
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Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA: Year in Review

January 17, 2023
The Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA Year in Review to hear a presentation of research highlights and progress seen in 2022, followed by a panel discussion of priorities and predictions for 2023.
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers ISTAART Year in Review
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Subjective Cognitive Decline PIA: Year in Review

January 11, 2023
The Subjective Cognitive Decline PIA Year in Review to hear a presentation of research highlights and progress seen in 2022, followed by a panel discussion of priorities and predictions for 2023.
PIA - Subjective Cognitive Decline ISTAART Year in Review
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Sleep and Circadian Rhythms: Role in AD and Related Dementias PIA: Year in Review

January 5, 2023
The Sleep and Circadian Rhythms: Role in AD and Related Dementias PIA Year in Review, hear a presentation of research highlights and progress seen in 2022, followed by a panel discussion of priorities and predictions for 2023.
PIA - Sleep and Circadian Rhythms ISTAART Year in Review
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Abstracts

January 4, 2023
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Renaud La Joie.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: ARIA and vascular-immune interactions

December 16, 2022
We discuss the Clearance of Interstitial and Cerebrospinal (CLIC), with talks from a basic science perspective on the interactions between the microglia and the cerebral vessels, as well as an update on ARIA in Lecanemab treated patients.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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Health Policy PIA: Global Brain Health Partnerships: Building Brain Capital through Diplomacy and Action

December 12, 2022
Brain Capital prioritizes brain skills and brain health within the 21st century knowledge economy and provides an opportunity for a ‘brain-based’ framework to be applied to reframing health as a cross-sectorial issue with clear policy implications.
PIA - Health Policy
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A roundtable between NIA, Alzheimer’s Association and ADRC REC on Early Career Funding Opportunities

December 9, 2022
We 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
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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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

December 8, 2022
Marina Garcia Macia leads a conversation with Ju-hyun Lee
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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Neuroimaging PIA: fMRI and FDG PET

December 7, 2022
This webinar focuses on basic concepts of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET imaging, their relevance to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, and recent research findings.
PIA - Neuroimaging
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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: A deeper dive into the possible causes of white matter hyperintensities seen on T2-weighted MRI

December 6, 2022
This webinar takes a further look at the pathological underpinnings of hyperintensities seen on T2-weighted (including FLAIR) MRI. We discuss how close we are to understanding what underlies these common imaging findings.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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Nutrition, Metabolism and Dementia PIA: A cellular view of brain metabolism in Alzheimer’s disease

December 5, 2022
Astrocytes seem to have a remarkable ability to handle energetic substrates. In this webinar, the Zimmer lab discusses how changes in astrocyte function may affect brain metabolic function and how astrocyte biomarkers can capture these changes.
PIA - Nutrition,Metabolism and Dementia
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Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIA: A novel peptide operating in neuromodulatory subcortical systems: a pivotal agent driving neurodegeneration?

December 1, 2022
T14 is a peptide, potentially pivotal in neurodegeneration: it operates in the isodendritic core, is doubled in the AD brain, can be monitored as a pre-symptomatic biomarker and can be blocked pharmaceutically with significant behavioural effects.
PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Perspectives and Featured Research Sessions

November 29, 2022
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Tharick Pascoal.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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Latin America and the Caribbean Consortium on Dementia: LAC Current and Future Dementia Perspectives

November 23, 2022
The Latin America and the Caribbean Consortium on Dementia (LAC-CD) is a regional organization overseeing and promoting clinical and research activities on dementia. More information is available at lac-cd.org
Language - Español
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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
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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Treatment of sleep disturbance for dementia prevention: key considerations for trial design targeting insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea

November 17, 2022
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
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
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
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
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Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods & Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer's Disease PIAs: Sex and gender differences in clinical trial design and methodology

November 3, 2022
Our aim is to discuss different methodologies for the design and analysis of sex and gender differences in clinical trials for AD and related dementias. A panel discussion with three panelists will cover several topics.
PIA - Sex and Gender Differences in AD PIA - Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods
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Nutrition, Metabolism and Dementia PIA: Correcting nutritional deficiencies to support brain health and cognition

November 2, 2022
Large cohort and intervention studies have led to contradictory data on use of supplements to protect against cognitive change. This webinar addresses if instead correcting deficiencies may support healthy brain function in Alzheimer’s disease.
PIA - Nutrition,Metabolism and Dementia
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Diversity and Disparities PIA: Standardizing EHR Data to Advance Equity In AD/ADRD Prevention, Detection, and Treatment

November 1, 2022
We discuss how can EHR data standardization advance equity in AD/ADRD prevention, detection and treatment? We talk about what we can learn from leaders in initiatives to standardize cancer, cardiology, and genomic data.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 31, 2022
Kelly Long leads conversation with Lampros Kourtis and Graham Jones
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Technology and Dementia
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 27, 2022
Bonnie Lee leads a conversation with Clara Vila-Castelar, Yakeel T. Quiroz and then Janelle Foret leads conversation with Amaryllis A. Tsiknia and Sarah J. Bank
PIA - Sex and Gender Differences in AD ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 25, 2022
Joseph Therriault leads a conversation with Christina B Young and Elizabeth C Mormino and then Ellen Singleton leads conversation with Joseph Therriault and Tharick Pascoal
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Atypical Alzheimer's Disease
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 24, 2022
Calum Hamilton leads a conversation with Yian Gu, Yaakov Stern and then Annegret Habich leads conversation with Shady Rahayel.
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Lewy Body Dementias
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 20, 2022
Nina Engels leads a conversation with Joseph Oh, Lea T. Grinberg and then Alessandro Galgani leads conversation with Michael Kelberman and David Weinshenker
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 19, 2022
Siddharth Ramanan leads a conversation with Hulya Ulugut and then Adit Friedberg leads conversation with Luke Harper and Alexander Santillo
PIA - Frontotemporal Dementia & Related Disorders ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 18, 2022
Maxime Van Egroo leads a conversation with Peng Li, Yue Leng and then Laura Stankeviciute leads conversation with Bryce A Mander and Ruth M Benca.
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
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Alzheimer's Association Webinar

October 17, 2022
A scientific focused discussion on recent late stage trial readouts, the broader treatment landscape and considerations for research and clinical communities.
Audience - General Audience Alzheimer's Association Webinars