2015 Fall ADRC Meeting presentations

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Ore Core Meeting

Ore Core Meeting Presentation
NAPA update panel (NIA with ADEAR, ACL, CDC)
Nina Silverberg, PhD — Assistant Director, ADRC Program, NIA/NIH
Jennifer Watson, MA — ADEAR Project Officer, NIA/NIH
Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW — Aging Services Program Specialist, Administration on Aging
Collaboration on outreach and education with other networks in aging research
Sanjay Asthana, MD, FRCP — Director, University of Wisconsin
Ken Hepburn, PhD — ORE Core Leader, Emory University
Jason Karlawish, MD — ORE Core Leader, University of Pennsylvania
Underrepresented in research recruitment
Stephanie Monroe, JD — African American Network Against Alzheimer's
Keith Fargo, PhD — Alzheimer's Association
Monica Parker, MD — Emory University Myrtis Spencer, BA — Washington University
Myrtis Spencer, BA — Washington University
Judith Neugroschi, MD — ORE Core Leader, Mount Sinai
Breakouts presentations
Breakout 1: Collaboration with other networks in aging research
Breakout 2: Underrepresented in outreach, recruitment, or education
Research Training Core Update
Nina Silverberg, PhD
Administrator update
Krysta Moulder, PhD; Associate Administrator, Washington University in St. Louis
Rapid feedback, announcement of new Steering Committee members, conclusion
Raj C. Shah, MD

NP Core Meeting

NP Core Meeting Presentation
Welcome and introductory remarks
Julie Kofler, MD; Chair, NP Core Steering Committee, NP Core Leader, University of Pittsburgh
NP Form version 10 — issues and updates
NP Steering Committee rotation
NIA update
Creighton Phelps, PhD; Deputy Director, Division of Neuroscience, NIA/NIH, and Director, ADRC Program
NACC update
Walter A. Kukull; PhD, Director, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
DIAN and ADNI neuropathology core update
Nigel Cairns, PhD; NP Core Leader, Washington University in St. Louis
Update on performance characteristics of revised NIA-AA guidelines
Matthew Frosch, MD, PhD; NP Core Leader, Massachusetts ADRC
Scientific symposium part 1: Update on classification of Tauopathies
Peter Nelson, MD, PhD; NP Core Leader, University of Kentucky and John Crary, MD, PhD; Mount Sinai
Glial tauopathy
Dennis Dickson, MD; NP Core Leader, Mayo Clinic
Ann McKee, MD; NP Core Leader, Boston University
Scientific symposium part 2: Tau imaging In vitro binding of PET tau ligands — Milos Ikonomovic, MD; Neuropathology and Genetics Core, University of Pittsburgh
Neuropathology correlates of PET tau imaging
Teresa Gomez-Isla, MD, PhD; Clinical Core Leader, Massachusetts ADRC

Directors Meeting

Directors Meeting
NIA update Data Core Meeting
Marie Bernard, MD;
Deputy Director, NIA
Neil S. Buckholtz, PhD; Director, Division of Neuroscience, NIA
Creighton Phelps, PhD; Deputy Director, Division of Neuroscience; Director, ADRC Program, NIA
NACC update
Walter A. Kukull, PhD; Director, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
Richard Mayeux, MD, MSc; Co-PI, Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium
Tatiana Foroud, PhD; PI, National Cell Repository for Alzheimer's Disease
Li-San Wang, PhD; PI, NIA Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS)
Update from the Computerized Cognitive Testing Work Group
Jessica Langbaum, PhD; Principal Scientist, Banner Alzheimer's Institute
Introduction Canonical AD: The big picture
Introduction Canonical AD: The big picture
David S. Knopman, MD; Clinical Core Leader, Mayo Clinic
Innate immunity: Can we harness it treat AD?
Todd Golde, MD, PhD; Director, Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease, University of Florida
Energy failure and mitochondrial cascades in Alzheimer's disease
Russel Swerdlow, PhD; Director, University of Kansas
Vascular risk factors cause Alzheimer disease? What do we mean?
Helena Chui, MD; Director, University of Southern California
The glymphatic system in Alzheimer's disease
Jeffrey Iliff, PhD; Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Science University

NACC Data / Methods

NACC Data / Methods
NACC computing systems and database update
Duane Beekly, BS; Director of Computing Systems
Methodological work using the NACC database
Andrew XH Zhou, PhD; Associate Director and Biostatistician
Recent publications using the NACC database
Lilah Besser, MSPH; Research Scientist
Collaborative work on characteristics of asymptomatic people with Alzheimer's disease neuropathologic change
Charles Mock, MD; Associate Director and Epidemiologist

Data Core Meeting

Data Core Meeting
Pathology and cognition: Evolution of findings in early older recruits to Religious Orders Study
Sue Leurgans, PhD; Data Core Leader, Rush University
Global odds model with proportional odds and trend odds applied to gross and microscopic brain infarcts
Ana Capuano, PhD; Assistant Professor, Neurological Sciences, Rush University
Modeling cognitive trajectories using a nonparametric time-varying effect model
Jingyung Yang, PhD; Assistant Professor, Neurological Sciences, Rush University
Comparing DNA methylation in peripheral blood and brain
Lei Yu, PhD; Assistant Professor, Neurological Sciences, Rush University
Building connections from molecular systems to diverse pathology through network structures
Chris Gaiteri, PhD; Assistant Professor, Neurological Sciences, Rush University
The association of pathology patterns and Alzheimer's disease risk: With and without imputing autopsy data in the multi-center collaborative SMART data set
Hiroko Dodge, PhD; Data Core Leader, Oregon Health & Science University

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