BUMC Campus Invited to March 17 Alzheimer’s Disease Research Workshop

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March 13th, 2014

BUMC Provost’s Research Workshop

Accelerating Research on Age-related Cognitive Decline: Alzheimer’s and Beyond 

BU faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff interested in Alzheimer’s disease and brain aging are invited to this workshop. Join with other BU investigators to explore opportunities to maximize utilization of Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) resources across the University.

There will be two rounds of table discussions covering the following topics:  Cognitive neuroscience, clinical trials and biomarkers, cellular and molecular mechanisms, genetics and epidemiology, and non-pharmacological interventions.

Monday, March 17, 3-5 p.m., Hiebert Lounge

Schedule

  • 3:00 p.m.         Welcome from Dean Antman
  • 3:05                 Introduction of BU ADC – Neil Kowall, MD
  • 3:15                 First table discussion session
  • 3:45                 Second table discussion session
  • 4:15                 Open Discussion

Sponsored by the BUMC Provost and the BU ADC.