2009 Fall ADRC Meeting

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

Directors Meeting

NIA update.
Richard Hodes, MD — Director, National Institute on Aging
Challenges to the UDS Neuropsychological Battery.
John Morris, MD — Chair, ADRC Clinical Task Force
Alzheimer’s Disease Translational Research Programs at NIA.
Neil Buckholtz, PhD — Chief, Dementias of Aging, National Institute on Aging
Update on Genome-wide Association Studies using Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Subjects.
Gerard D. Schellenberg, PhD — GWAS Project Leader, University of Pennsylvania
Scientific Symposium: Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Discovery and Development: Outside Big Pharma
Novel PDE5 Inhibitors as a Therapeutic Tool Against Alzheimer’s Disease.
Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD — Columbia University

NACC Data and Methods Meeting

NACC for Data Mining: Clinical-pathological Correlations in Dementia with Lewy Bodies.
Peter Nelson, MD, PhD — University of Kentucky
The Neuropathology of Nondemented Aging: Presumptive Evidence for Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease.
John Morris, MD — Washington University in St. Louis
Platelet Amyloid Precursor Protein Processing: A Bio-marker for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Roger Rosenberg, MD — University of Texas Southwestern
Some Statistical Methods for Dealing with Missing Data in the UDS.
X.H. Andrew Zhou, PhD — Biostatistician, NACC

ADRC Data Core Meeting

Introduction to the Memory and Aging Project and Neural Reserve.
David Bennett, MD — Rush University
Latent Variable Modeling of Cognitive Reserve.
Richard Jones, ScD — Harvard University
Modeling Reserve as Residual Cognition.
Bruce Reed, PhD — University of California, Davis
Risk Factors for MCI and Dementia: New Statistical Tools.
Richard Kryscio, PhD — University of Kentucky
For the Early Detection of Cognitive Impairment: Two Approaches to Assess Longitudinal Trajectories.
Hiroko Dogdge, PhD — Oregon Health & Science University

Education Core Leaders Meeting

NIA Update.
Nina Silverberg, PhD — Assistant Director, ADRC Program, NIA
ADEAR Update.
Jennifer Watson, MA — ADEAR
Keynote Program Evaluation: How Do We Measure "Success"?
Laura Gitlin, PhD — Thomas Jefferson University
Review of Current Methods of Program Evaluation Among NIA Ed Cores.
Marcie Becker Freeman, EdM — Massachusetts ADRC
Creating a Common Tool for ADRCs to Assess Effectiveness of Outreach.
Mary Mittelman, Dr PH — New York University
Minority Recruitment: Use of Community Advisory Boards to Enhance Reruitment.
James Galvin, MD — Washington University in St. Louis
Minority Recruitment: Memory & Aging Project Satellite Program.
Monique Williams, MD, MSCI — Washington University in St. Louis
Minority Recruitment: Dementia Outreach to the Latino Community.
Ladson Hinton, MD — University of California, Davis
FTD Patients and Brain Donation.
Mary Guerriero Austrom, PhD — Indiana University
Brain Donation Protocol for African American Participants.
Angela L. Jefferson, PhD — Boston University
Technology in Education.
Caroline Latham — University of California, San Francisco
Using Participant Surveys for Needs Assessment Information.
William Haley, PhD — University of South Florida
Update on Pri-Med Programs.
Joshua Grill, PhD — University of California, Los Angeles

NP Core Leaders Meeting

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Athlete.
Robert Stern, PhD — Boston University