2007 Fall ADRC Meeting

Note: Following are links to available presentations from the meeting. The full agendas can be found here.

Directors meeting

Richard Mayeux, MD, MSc — Columbia University
Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC).
Gerard Schellenberg, PhD — Project Director
GWAS Neuropathology Sample Set.
Eric Reiman, MD — Work Group Leader
Biospecimen Task Force
Ruth Mulnard, PhD — Chair
John Morris, MD — Washington University
Scientific Symposium
Clinical Advances in Frontotemporal Dementia
fMRI and the Default Network in Alzheimer’s Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia.
Michael Greicius, MD — Stanford University
Von Economo Neurons — Selective Vulnerability of Phylogenetically New Neurons in Frontotemporal Dementia.
William Seeley, MD — University of California San Francisco
Social Cognition: Vulnerable Networks Involved in FTD.
Kate Rankin, MD — University of California San Francisco
Progranulin Mutations in FTD — From Molecule to Phenotype.
Michael Hutton, PhD — Merck Research Labs, Boston
TDP-43 and Tau: From Molecule to Clinical Phenotype.
Keith Josephs, MD — Mayo Clinic

NACC data and methods meeting

Introduction to Multi-level Analysis Issues with UDS Data.
Andrew Zhou, PhD — NACC Biostatistician

ADRC data core meeting

Welcome and Introductions.
V. Shane Pankratz, PhD — Steering Committee Chair
Data Core/NACC Collaborations: Past Successes and Future Steps.
Ellen Wijsman, PhD — University of Washington
Research Presentations
Using ADRC Data to Inform Power Calculations for Longitudinal Studies.
Steve Edland, PhD — University of California, San Diego
Truncated Longitudinal Outcomes with Missing Data.
Sujuan Gao, PhD — Indiana University
Factors Associated with Survival Probability in Autopsy-Proven Frontotemporal Lobular Degeneration.
Sharon Xie, PhD — University of Pennsylvania

Education core leaders meeting

ADEAR Update - Newsletter database, Website development, other things.
Pat Lynch — Project Officer
MetLife research advocacy video on healthy brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease.
Jason Karlawish, MD — University of Pennsylvania

NP core leaders meeting

Welcome, introductions, announcements.
Eileen Bigio, MD — Steering Committee Chair
Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (GWAS).
Eric Reiman, MD — Arizona ADRC
GWAS TDP-43 Reminder.
Eileen Bigio, MD — Steering Committee Chair
ADNI Neuropathology Supplement Update.
Nigel Cairns, PhD — Washington University
Biospecimen Task Force Update.
Ruth Mulnard, PhD — Chair
DLB Pathology Update (NACC NP Form, version 9).
Eileen Bigio, MD — Steering Committee Chair
Quality Assurance/Standards Subcommittee Update.
Eileen Bigio, MD — Steering Committee Chair