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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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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