Thursday, June 10, 2021

5th Annual Beyond Amyloid Research Symposium

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Virtual event

Hosted by the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

Symposium Agenda:

8:00 AM--Henry Paulson, MD, Ph.D.,
Introduction to the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center & Our Goals for the Next 5 Years

8:10 AM--Poster session

9:10 AM--Jenna Wiens, PhD
"Leveraging Longitudinal Electronic Health Records for the Characterization of Alzheimer’s Disease"

9:35 AM--Irving Vega, PhD
"EFhd2: A Novel Modulator of Tau Aggregation"

10:00 – 10:15 AM Break

10:15 AM--Laura Zahodne, PhD
"Overview of the Michigan Cognitive Aging Project"

10:40 AM--Peter Todd, MD, PhD
"Structural and Molecular Dissection of Repeat RNA Toxicity in Non-Amyloid Dementias"

11:05 AM--Keynote Presentation: David Bennett, MD, Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
"Age-Related Cognitive Decline: Beyond Amyloid"

11:55 AM--Closing remarks and poster winners announcement

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David A. Bennett

Robert C. Borwell Professor of Neurological Science, Rush Medical College
Director, Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center