2013 Spring ADRC Meeting

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

Administrators Meeting

NIA/NIH Program Officers: General Remarks and Q&A
Nina Silverberg, PhD; Assistant Director, ADRC Program, NIA
NATIONAL Alzheimer's PROJECT ACT (NAPA): Update on National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: Q&A — based on questions presubmitted by ADRC Administrators
Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD; Director, Mayo Clinic
COMPETING RENEWALS AND ELECTRONIC FORM SUBMISSION: Planning for the ADRC competing renewal and ASSIST online submission: The long, winding, and bumpy road
Dana M. Swenson-Dravis, MA; Administrator, Mayo Clinic; Mary Sundsmo, MBA; Administrator, University of California, San Diego
THE ROLE OF A RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR: Perspectives on how we do more with less
money, meetings, and missions
MODERATOR: Jayne LaGrande, MBA; Administrator, University of California, Davis
Science mini-symposium: Prevention and risk reduction in Alzheimer's research — What do we know?
Entering the new era of Alzheimer's disease prevention research
Eric Reiman, MD; Director, Arizona ADRC
Traumatic brain injury and dementia: What do we know? What should we do?
Elaine Peskind, MD; Associate Director, University of Washington
Lessons from the 68%: The aging female brain
Roberta Brinton, PhD; R. Pete Vanderveen Chair in Therapeutic Discovery and Development; Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering and Neurology; Director, Center for Scientific Translation USC Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Southern California

Directors Meeting

NIA update
Creighton Phelps, PhD; Chief, Dementias of Aging Branch; Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers Program, NIA
NACC update
Walter A. Kukull, PhD; Director, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
NCRAD update
Tatiana Foroud, PhD; PI, National Cell Repository for Alzheimer's Disease
ADGC GWAS update
Gerard D. Schellenberg, PhD; PI, Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium
Clinical Task Force update
John C. Morris, MD; Chair, Clinical Task Force
Update on the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA)
Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD; Director, Mayo Clinic
Scientific session: Models of Cognitive Reserve
Overview of conceptual models of reserve
Yaakov Stern, PhD; Associate Director, Columbia University
Decomposition of episodic memory
Bruce Reed, PhD; Associate Director, University of California, Davis
Animal models of neuroplasticity
Carl Cotman, PhD; Associated Director, University of California, Irvine

Clinical Core Leaders Meeting

Update on UDS3
Sandra Weintraub, PhD; Clinical Core Leader, Northwestern University
FTLD Module update
David Knopman, MD; Chair, ADRC Clinical Core Steering Committee
Cerebrospinal fluid studies — Results of Center survey
John Morris, MD; Director, Washington University in St. Louis