2010 Spring ADRC Meeting

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

Site Visit — Toronto Dementia Research Alliance

The Toronto Dementia Research Alliance
Barry Greenberg; Director, Neuroscience Drug Discovery and Development, University Health Network
Toronto Neurology
Anthony E. Lang; Professor of Neurology; Director, Division of Neurology and Jack Clark Chair for Parkinson's Disease Research, University of Toronto; Director, Movement Disorder Research Centre, Toronto Western Hospital
Dementia: Cognitive and Behavioural Assessment
Morris Freedman; Head, Division of Neurology and Scientist, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Professor, Dept. Medicine, Division of Neurology; Director, Behavioural Neurology Section, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto
New Approaches for Imaging Alzheimer's Disease and Co-Occurring Disorders in the Living Human Brain
Neil Vasdev; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist, PET Centre, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Differences Between FTD and Alzheimer's: Opportunity for a New Approach to the Science?
Tiffany Chow; Assistant Professor of Neurology, Dept. Medicine, University of Toronto; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dept. Medicine, Div. of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Clinician-Scientist, The Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest
Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Genes to Clinical Trials
Ekaterina Rogaeva; Principal Investigator, Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases; Assistant Professor, Dept. Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Clinical Trials: Targets/Biomarkers/Outcomes/Co-Morbidities
Sandra Black; Brill Chair in Neurology, Dept. Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Brain Sciences Program Director, Sunnybrook Research Institute; CEO & Scientific Director (Interim), Heart and Stroke Foundation Centre for Stroke Recovery
Neuropathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases in Toronto: Accomplishments and Challenges
David Munoz; Head, Pathology, St. Michael"s Hospital; Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
Preventing Dementia: The Depression-Diabetes Nexus
Roger McIntyre; Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Toronto; Head, Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, University Health Network
The CIHR International Collaborative Research Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease
Remi Quirion; Exec. Director, International Collaborative Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease (ICRSAD); Scientific Director, Research Centre, Douglas Institute; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

ADRC Administrators Meeting

NIA update
Nina Silverberg, PhD; Assistant Director, ADRC Program, NIA
ADEAR update
Jennifer Watson, MA; ADEAR
David Burton, ADEAR
Administrators Wiki Manual update
Caroline Latham; Information Analyst, University of California, San Francisco
Healthy Brain Aging
Age-related Cognitive decline
Marilyn Albert, PhD; Director, Johns Hopkins University
Reducing your rish of AD: Building a better brain as we age
David Bennett, MD; Director, Rush University Medical Center ADRC

ADRC Directors Meeting

NIA update
Marie Bernard, MD; Deputy Director of NIA
NIA update
Creighton Phelps, PhD; Director, ADRC Programs, NIA
Scientific Symposium: The current status of the aging/MCI barrier
Criteria for MCI — Update on NIA/Alzheimer's Association Working Group on Diagnosis for MCI of the AD type
Marilyn Albert, PhD; Johns Hopkins University
Biomarkers of the Alzheimer's pathological cascade and clinical expression
Clifford Jack, MD; Mayo Clinic
CSF biomarkers in aging and the transition to AD
Douglas Galasko, MD; University of California, San Diego
Amyloid-related brain dysfunction: Evidence for a presymptomatic stage of AD
Reisa Sperling, MD; Massachusetts ADRC
Concluding remarks: Building the profile of presymptomatic AD
John Growdon, MD; Massachusetts ADRC
Memorial for William Markesbery

ADRC Clinical Core Leaders Meeting

Improving internal accuracy of clinical forms and avoiding errors
Tom Koepsell, MD, MPH; Co-Director, NACC