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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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: Emerging Neuroimaging Biomarkers from the MarkVCID Consortium

February 8, 2024
This webinar will focus on MRI biomarker “Kits” from the MarkVCID study, an NIH-funded consortium focusing on predictive biomarkers of VCID. Talks will focus on MRI Kit development, reliability and biological validity.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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Diversity and Disparities PIA LMIC Work Group: Funding dementia research in LMICs

February 6, 2024
We discuss funding opportunities and the path for grant applications within Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). We hear from representatives from funding organizations as well as an early career researcher within an LMIC who currently hold international funding.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities
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Perioperative Cognitive Delirium: Year in Review

January 31, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Perioperative Cognition and Delirium ISTAART Year in Review
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Reviewing

January 30, 2024
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Lucía Crivelli.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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The Eye as a Biomarker for AD PIA: Year in Review

January 30, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - The Eye as a Biomarker for AD ISTAART Year in Review
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Electrophysiology PIA: Year in Review

January 29, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Electrophysiology ISTAART Year in Review
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Atypical Alzheimer's Disease PIA: Year in Review

January 26, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Atypical Alzheimer's Disease ISTAART Year in Review
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Cognition PIA: Year in Review

January 25, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Cognition ISTAART Year in Review
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Subjective Cognitive Disorders PIA: Year in Review

January 24, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Subjective Cognitive Decline ISTAART Year in Review
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Immunity and Neurodegeneration PIA: Year in Review

January 23, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Immunity and Neurodegeneration ISTAART Year in Review
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Nonpharmacological Interventions PIA: Year in Review

January 22, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
ISTAART Year in Review PIA - Nonpharmacological Interventions
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Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIA: Year in Review

January 19, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems ISTAART Year in Review
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Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders PIA: Year in Review

January 18, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Frontotemporal Dementia & Related Disorders ISTAART Year in Review
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Sleep and Circadian Rhythms PIA: Year in Review

January 17, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Sleep and Circadian Rhythms ISTAART Year in Review
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Nutrition, Metabolism and Dementia PIA: Year in Review

January 16, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Nutrition,Metabolism and Dementia ISTAART Year in Review
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Neuropsychiatric Syndromes PIA: Year in Review

January 11, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
ISTAART Year in Review PIA - Neuropsychiatric Syndromes
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Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIA: Year in Review

January 10, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors ISTAART Year in Review
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Diversity and Disparities PIA – Bilingualism, Literacy and Language Special Interest Group (SIG): Year in Review

January 5, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities ISTAART Year in Review
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Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA: Year in Review

January 4, 2024
During this webinar speakers will highlight notable publications in the field since January 2023, followed by a panel discussion on predictions for 2024.
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers ISTAART Year in Review
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Abstracts

January 4, 2024
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Agustin Ibanez
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers (PEERs) South America Continent Group: Alzheimer Biomarkers in Latin American

December 15, 2023
Most imaging and fluid biomarker knowledge comes from Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) studies led in high-income countries. We discuss state-of-the-art AD imaging and fluid biomarkers in Latin America, highlighting barriers and potential solutions.
PIA - PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

December 8, 2023
Camila de Avila leads conversation Kanza Khan and Nagalakshmi Balasubramanian
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems
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Narrative Showcase: Dementia Stories for Impact - Voices from Latin America

December 7, 2023
Storytelling transports us into the lives of others, raises awareness, creates connections, and emphasizes change as needed. We'll focus on Latin American authors and their stories to educate about dementia and advocate for this debilitating disease.
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Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods & Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease PIAs: ADRD trial advancements in Down syndrome

December 6, 2023
Key concepts include use of plasma assays and applications in study design (recruitment/outcomes), open label design, use of trial ready cohorts, stratification by tau at baseline and dose-reduction after prespecified amyloid levels are reached, etc.
PIA - Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease PIA - Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods
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Neuroimaging PIA: Introduction to brain visualization software

December 1, 2023
The webinar provides an overview of three open-access software for brain rendering and visualization (ggseg on R, nilearn on python and the Connectome Workbench). Attendees learn the basic steps to get started on these software.
PIA - Neuroimaging
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Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods PIA & PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers (PEERs): What I Wish I Knew When Leading Clinical Trials

November 30, 2023
Join us for a conversation with experts in dementia research who offer advice for early-career researchers on how to conduct clinical trials in neurodegenerative diseases.
PIA - PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers PIA - Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods
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ISTAART Guide to AAIC: Perspectives and Featured Research Sessions

November 30, 2023
Join us for a step-by-step guide, an overview of logistics, and expert insight from Paulo Caramelli.
ISTAART Guide to AAIC
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Neuroimaging PIA: Brain imaging genetics in Alzheimer's Disease

November 29, 2023
The webinar provides an overview of the history and advancements in brain imaging genetics within the continuum of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and how AI techniques can be seamlessly incorporated into brain imaging genetics research for AD.
PIA - Neuroimaging
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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease & Reserve, Resilience and Protective Factors PIAs: Cognitive Reserve in Adults with Down Syndrome

November 28, 2023
The webinar debates how concepts within the framework of cognitive reserve and brain resilience can be applied in Down Syndrome (DS), with the overarching goal of extending the period of mild AD-symptoms and increase the overall quality of life.
PIA - Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease PIA - Reserve,Resilience and Protective Factors
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Diversity and Disparities PIA: Alzheimer’s disease across languages

November 17, 2023
How do linguistic deficits in Alzheimer’s disease vary across languages? And what are the key challenges for developing cross-linguistically valid tests? Join us for an exciting discussion panel around these questions and more.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities
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Latin America and the Caribbean Consortium on Dementia: Epigenetics and social determinants of health

November 16, 2023
Epigenetics explores how environmental factors can modify gene expression without altering the DNA sequence, influencing health outcomes.
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Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA: Vascular Consequences of TBI and Implications for Aging

November 16, 2023
Evidence suggests that TBI can progress to accelerated aging and Alzheimer’s Disease. Vascular perturbations in TBI and AD also share similarities. Using a range of methods, we highlight vascular structure function alterations in TBI and AD.
PIA - Vascular Cognitive Disorders
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Cognition & Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIAs: Roles of subcortical neural dysfunction in AD

November 9, 2023
Speakers present that substantia nigra integrity associates with poorer recognition memory for novel stimuli in early AD and that reduced LC-transentorhinal cortex connections in DTI relate to higher CSF tau burden in healthy older individuals.
PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIA - Cognition
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Biofluid Based Biomarkers in Neuropsychiatric Syndromes - The Diagnostic Challenges Webinar

November 8, 2023
Biomarkers and behavioural features may signal dementia onset or differential diagnosis between dementia syndromes, though sensitivity and specificity are highly variable. We address such diagnostic challenges in this interactive webinar.
PIA - Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA - Neuropsychiatric Syndromes
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Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders PIA: Past, present and future of FTD Genetics

November 7, 2023
This webinar is intended for FTD researchers and covers the basics of FTD genetics (from Mendelian genes to risk factors), the cohorts currently available for genetic studies as well as ongoing projects to recruit more and diverse participants.
PIA - Frontotemporal Dementia & Related Disorders
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Electrophysiology & Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems PIAs: Tracking subcortical activity in Alzheimer’s disease

November 6, 2023
Learn how the Alzheimer’s risk variant TREM2 promotes network hyperexcitability in a thalamocortical circuit, and how aging impacts associations between locus coeruleus functional connectivity and cognitive and affective functions.
PIA - Electrophysiology PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems
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Immunity and Neurodegeneration & Neuroimaging PIAs and International Dementia Conference Series (IDCS): TSPO Imaging: What does it tell us?

November 3, 2023
Join us for an insightful webinar as we explore the cellular origins and implications of PET imaging targeting the Translocator Protein 18 kDa (TSPO) in dementia.
PIA - Immunity and Neurodegeneration
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Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods PIA: A framework for interpretation of RCT results

November 2, 2023
This webinar provides insight into how trial statisticians and epidemiologists use data to answer questions including not only "does the treatment work" but also "how well", "for how long", "for whom", and "at what risk".
PIA - Clinical Trials Advancement and Methods
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PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers (PEERs) South America Continental Group - LatAm Fingers Fellowship: A Proposal to Elevate Early Career Researchers (ECRs) in Latin America

November 1, 2023
Learn about empowering ECRs across LatAm countries to work on lifestyle intervention and dementia risk reduction. Learn about the fellowship program, mentorship by LatAm experts, grant essentials, and leveraging data for strong proposal development.
PIA - PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 19, 2023
Natalia Vilor-Tejdor leads a conversation with Skylar Walters and Logan Dumitrescu and then Mabel Seto leads conversation with Owen Jiang
PIA - Sex and Gender Differences in AD ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 18, 2023
Riccardo Manca leads a conversation with Rik Ossenkoppele and Ellen Singleton and then Daniella Vellone leads conversation with Krista L Lanctôt and Philippe Robert.
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Neuropsychiatric Syndromes
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 13, 2023
Sterre de Boer leads a conversation with Jessica L. Hazelton and then Arabella Bouzigues leads conversation with Liwen Zhang and Suzee E. Lee.
PIA - Frontotemporal Dementia & Related Disorders ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 9, 2023
Valerie Nunez leads a conversation with Emoke Anna Csernus, Anita Kamondi and Andras Attila Horvath and then Tuba Aktürk leads conversation with Andras Attila Horvath and Anita Kamondi.
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Electrophysiology
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 5, 2023
Gabriel Wainstein leads a conversation with Prokopis Prokopiou and Heidi Jacobs
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Neuromodulatory Subcortical Systems
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ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

October 4, 2023
Ismael Luis Calandri leads a conversation with Nick Corriveau-Lecavalier and David T. Jones
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author PIA - Atypical Alzheimer's Disease
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Latin America and the Caribbean Consortium on Dementia: Co-producing and co-designing research: the case of dementia

September 5, 2023
Co-designing research in dementia is vital for meaningful solutions. This collaborative approach empowers stakeholders to shape research strategies, though clear guidelines are needed. Webinar shares global experts' experiences in patient-caregiver engagement
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ISTAART Guide to Grants: PCORI Funding Programs

August 30, 2023
In this webinar we will learn about Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding Opportunities.
ISTAART Guide to Grants
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Diversity and Disparities PIA and Include Network: Brain dysfunctions across the world’s languages

August 24, 2023
How broadly do languages vary across the world? Does knowledge on language (dys)functions generalize from widely studied to underrepresented languages? How do issues impact global work on brain disorders? Find answers here.
PIA - Diversity and Disparities
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Perioperative Cognition and Delirium PIA: EEG Waves, Delirium & ADRD: Novel Approaches

August 8, 2023
Three experts discuss novel approaches to using non-invasive EEG recordings to study Postoperative Delirium and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, and potential shared etiologic mechanisms between these disorders.
PIA - Perioperative Cognition and Delirium
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Latin America and the Caribbean Consortium on Dementia: Brain and tissue banks for dementia

July 5, 2023
This webinar aims to highlight the significant role that Brain and Tissue Banks can play to advance research and foster collaborations, which are key to leverage such resources in our fight against dementia.