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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author

April 19, 2022
Sanjna Singh leads conversation with Yin Xu
ISTAART Journal Club: Meet the Author