Friday, May 29, 2020

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC) has announced its 4th annual Beyond Amyloid Research Symposium taking place, Virtually, on Friday, May 29th in Ann Arbor, MI.

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

VIRTUAL LINK WILL BE PROVIDED THE WEEK OF THE CONFERENCE TO REGISTRANTS

Keynote speakers include:

  • 9:00AM  ~ 2020 Update from the Center
    Henry Paulson, MD, PhD,   Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
     
  • 9:15AM  ~ Prevalence and Severity of Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Age, Sex and Demographically Matched People with HIV and Community Dwelling HIV-Uninfected Ugandan Seniors
    Amara Ezeamama, PhD,   Michigan State University
     
  • 9:30AM  ~ Brain Iron Accumulation as a Pathway of Hypertension-Related Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia
    Ana Daugherty, PhD,   Wayne State University
     
  • 9:45AM Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Disclosure Needs in Racially and Clinically Diverse Older Adults and Their Caregivers
    Annalise Rahman-Filipiak, PhD, University of Michigan
     
  • 10:00AM Chemical Tools to Link Aberrant Sugar Metabolism with Toxic Protein Aggregation in Neurodegenerative Disease Models
    Charlie Fehl, PhD, Wayne State University
     
  • 10:15AM Dysregulation of Cholesterol Metabolism and its Implications in Brain Aging
    IIce Medina-Meza, PhD, Michigan State University
     
  • 10:30AM Couples Living with Early-Stage Dementia: Mutual Influences on Stress, Self-Care, and Well-Being Among Care Dyads
    Courtney Polenick, PhD, University of Michigan
     
  • 10:45AM Retrosplenial Circuit Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease
    Omar Ahmed, PhD, University of Michigan