2018 Spring ADRC Meeting presentations

April 20 & 21, 2018 • Los Angeles, CA

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

Administrators meeting

Welcome
Brad Glazier — Co-Chair, ADRC Administrators Steering Committee, Administrator, Indiana University
Q&A with Nina and Cerise
Nina Silverberg, PhD — Director, ADRC Program, NIA/NIH
EAC meeting guidelines and panel
Krista Moulder, PhD — Administrator, Washington University in St. Louis
Research Education Component panel
Anne Barz, MS (panel leader) — Administrator, Rush University
Henry Paulson, MD, PhD — Director, University of Michigan

Biomarkers meeting

Introduction to inter-ADRC biomarker efforts, and progress towards an inter-ADRC project to standardize A-beta42/tau/P-tau
Douglas Galasko, MD; Co-Chair, Biomarkers Work Group, Clinical Core Leader, University of California, San Diego
Roche Elecsys data from ADNI
Leslie Shaw, PhD; University of Pennsylvania
Standardization of CSF biomarkers; Neurofilament light chain protein (NFL) as a blood biomarker for neurodegeneration
Kaj Blennow, MD; University of Gothenburg
MarkVCID: Developing best practices and biomarker harmonization
Donna Wilcock, PhD; Co-Chair, Biomarkers Work Group, University of Kentucky
Opportunities for an inter-ADC biomarker initiative
Eric Reiman, MD; Director, Arizona ADRC
Technology enablement of digital biomarkers for the futurization of AD research
Rhoda Au, PhD; Boston University and Framingham Study

Imaging meeting

Overview
Bill Jagust, MD; University of California, Berkeley
Accomplishments to date with NACC data
Charlie DeCarli, MD; Director, University of California, Davis
Steering Committee responsibilities: Protocol management, data analysis, QC, etc
Duane Beekly; Director of Computing, NACC

Directors meeting

NIA updates
Marie Bernard, MD— Deputy Director, NIA/NIH
Eliezer Masliah, MD — Director, Division of Neuroscience, NIA/NIH
Nina Silverberg, PhD — Director, ADRC Program, NIA/NIH
Updates from ADRC data- and sample-sharing facilitators
Updates from ADRC data- and sample-sharing facilitators
Walter A. Kukull, PhD — Director, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
Gerard Schellenberg, PhD — PI, Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Initiative
Tatiana Foroud, PhD — PI, National Cell Repository for Alzheimer's Disease
ACTC: Current status and future plans
Imaging Workgroup: Opportunities for image acquisition and sharing across sites
William Jagust, MD
Paul Aisen, MD
Fluid Biomarker Workgroup: Biospecimen standardization efforts
Douglas Galasko, MD
Model-AD: Model organism development and evaluation
Bruce Lamb, PhD — Andrea Tenner, PhD
AMP-AD: Target discovery and preclinical validation
David Bennett, MD
Collaboration with technology companies
Rhoda Au, PhD
Challenges and ethical issues of returning results of amyloid and tau status to subjects
Jason Karlawish, MD — ORE Core Leader, University of Pennsylvania
Carey Gleason, PhD, MS — ORE Core Co-Leader, University of Wisconsin
NIA updates
Marie Bernard, MD— Deputy Director, NIA/NIH
Eliezer Masliah, MD — Director, Division of Neuroscience, NIA/NIH
Nina Silverberg, PhD — Director, ADRC Program, NIA/NIH
Updates from ADRC data- and sample-sharing facilitators
Walter A. Kukull, PhD — Director, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
Gerard Schellenberg, PhD — PI, Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Initiative
Tatiana Foroud, PhD — PI, National Cell Repository for Alzheimer's Disease
ACTC: Current status and future plans
Imaging Workgroup: Opportunities for image acquisition and sharing across sites
William Jagust, MD
Paul Aisen, MD
Fluid Biomarker Workgroup: Biospecimen standardization efforts
Douglas Galasko, MD
Model-AD: Model organism development and evaluation
Bruce Lamb, PhD — Andrea Tenner, PhD
AMP-AD: Target discovery and preclinical validation
David Bennett, MD
Collaboration with technology companies
Rhoda Au, PhD
Challenges and ethical issues of returning results of amyloid and tau status to subjects
Jason Karlawish, MD — ORE Core Leader, University of Pennsylvania
Carey Gleason, PhD, MS — ORE Core Co-Leader, University of Wisconsin

Clinical core leaders meeting

Welcome and overview of session
Robert Sweet, MD; Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Neurology, Chair, ADRC Clinical Core Leaders Steering Committee, Clinical Core Leader, University of Pittsburgh
BPSD fluid biomarkers
Elaine Peskind, MD; Co-Director, VA Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Friends of Alzheimer's Research, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine
Neuropathologic correlates of BPSD
Julia Kofler, MD; Assistant Professor of Pathology, NP Core Leader and Co-Director, University of Pittsburgh
Rising star data blitz
Shannon Risacher, PhD — Assistant Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Co-Leader, Neuroimaging Core, Indiana University ADRC
Hussein Yassine, MD — Assistant Professor Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, USC ADRC Co-Investigator
David Irwin, MD — Assistant Professor of Neurology, DLB Module Leader in Clinical Core B, University of Pennsylvania
Neelesh Nadkarni, MD, PhD — Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatric Medicine), Co-Investigator, Clinical Core, University of Pittsburgh
Judy Pa, PhD — Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI), USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, USC

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