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Alzheimer’s Symposium and Researchers’ Awards

Featuring panel discussions, awards presentations, and updates on the latest Alzheimer's research
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 8:00am to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:30pm
Mahley Auditorium

Alzheimer’s Symposium and Researchers’ Awards

The Alzheimer’s Association and Johnson and Johnson Innovation want to solve the global crisis of Alzheimer’s disease that affects individuals and their families living with the illness. The prevention of Alzheimer’s disease is a bold aspiration yet we believe it is achievable. Their guiding principle is that we can create more value working together with the best talent and nurture the translation of new ideas.

To understand and help move forward solutions, they are bringing together top academic researchers from Gladstone Institutes, UCSF, UC Berkeley, and Stanford University along with leading industry professionals to discuss their research and key developments in the Alzheimer’s field. The 1.5-day agenda offers stimulating panels with inspiring speakers, prime networking opportunities, the Alzheimer’s Innovation Award finalist, and the young scientist award announcements.  

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
3:00–7:30pm

Agenda

  • Hot Topics Panel on Inflammation—Moderated by Dr. Lennart Mucke, Director, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
  • Keynote Address—Dr. Eliezer Masliah, National Insitute on Aging
  • Presentation—Top Four Finalists for the Alzheimer’s Innovation Award
  • Awards Presentation and Reception

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
8:00am–4:30pm

Agenda

  • Lectures on Alzheimer’s disease mechanisms, therapeutic strategies, clinical investigations, trials and epidemiology, and new care initiatives
  • Poster session by Young Scientist Finalists
  • Young Scientist Awards Presentation

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Gladstone Institutes

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