2012 Spring ADRC Meeting

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


NIA update
Nina Silverberg, PhD; Assistant Director, ADRC Program, NIA
The pilot study and panel discussion
Rosann Costa, MA; Administrator and Sr Research Associate, Columbia University
Wiki update
Mary P. Sundsmo, MBA; Administrator and Program Director, University of California, San Diego
Caroline Prioleau Latham, Writer and Content Manager, University of California, San Francisco
Social media
Jeffree Itrich; Sr Clinical Trials Communications & Recruitment Specialist, Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study, University of California, San Diego
Proposed changes to the common rule: How might they affect investigators and IRB review?
Stephanie Gaudreau; Institutional Review Board Administrator, Ochsner Clinic Fdn
Update on treatment trials
Laurie Ryan; Program Director, AD Clinical Trials, NIA


NIA update
Richard Hodes, MD; Director, NIA
Update on the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA)
Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD; Director, Mayo Clinic
The Relationship of NCRAD to the ADRCs and the ADGC, an update
Thomas Montine, MD, PhD; NP Core Leader, University of Washington
The Relationship of NCRAD to the ADRCs and the ADGC, an update
Gerard D. Schellenberg, PhD; PI, Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium
Remembering Chris Clark and Al Heyman
SCIENTIFIC SESSION: The Seeds of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Richard Mayeux, MD, MSc; Chair, ADRC Executive Committee
Corruptive protein templating in Alzheimer's disease
Lary Walker, PhD; Emory University
Prion-like mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease
Marc Diamond, MD; Washington University in St. Louis
Early vs. late propagation of tau pathology in Alzheimer's disease
Bradley T. Hyman, MD, PhD; Director, Massachusetts ADRC
Modeling Parkinson's disease transmission
John Trojanowski, MD, PhD; Director, University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Core

Neuropsychology Work Group update
Sandra Weintraub, PhD; Clinical Core Leader, Northwestern University
Neuroimaging initiative for the Clinical Core AD
Charles DeCarli; Director, University of California, Davis
Normal controls
Howard Rosen, MD; Education Core Leader, University of California, San Francisco
Presenting for Dan Mungas, PhD; Data Core Leader, University of California, Davis
Tatiana Foroud, PhD; Principal Investigator, NCRAD