Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2021 (AAIC®) confirmed it will take place online and in person in Denver, USA – July 26-30.
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A significant hurdle in developing therapeutics and care models for Alzheimer’s disease that work for people of all ethnic and racial backgrounds is the recruitment and retention of traditionally underrepresented groups in clinical trials.
The Alzheimer’s Association® Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute (AA-ISRI) is an immersive, no-cost opportunity for early career researchers in psychosocial care and public health to launch a career in dementia science and accelerate breakthroughs in the field.
ALZ-NET — a new platform that will collect long-term clinical and safety data from patients treated with FDA-approved Alzheimer’s disease therapies in real world clinical settings
There are many questions about the long-term impact of COVID-19 our bodies and brains. New research reported at the AAIC found associations between it, and persistent cognitive deficits, including the acceleration of Alzheimer’s disease pathology and symptoms.
New studies found that experiences of structural, interpersonal and institutional racism are associated with lower memory scores and worse cognition in midlife and old age, especially among Blacks.
Do you want the good news 1st? Or the bad News? Positive trends in global education will decrease dementia prevalence worldwide but trends in smoking, high BMI and high blood sugar will counteract the decrease.
Are we ready for blood based biomarkers? New publication shared at the AAIC explores the benefits and risks of their use in clinical practice and research
The Alzheimer’s Association is pausing the International Research Grant Program (IRGP) letter of intent submission process – New deadlines for the applications submission process for the IRGP will be confirmed soon.
In the first of our regular blogs from the ISTAART PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers, Dr James Quinn reflects on his move from the UK to the USA and his time as a postdoc.