Alzheimer Research Day

March 14, 2014, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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We welcome participants and poster presentations from all disciplines that address normal aging, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementing illnesses. The aim of this event is to highlight the breadth of research and scholarly activity across the university and to encourage collaboration across disciplines. We invite presentations from the entire campus.

Eric Reiman, MDSchedule for the day:

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WELCOME
Provost Paul DeLuca Jr., PhD, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Richard Page, MD, George R. and Elaine Love Professor & Chair, Department of Medicine, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

OPENING REMARKS & SPECIAL PRESENTATION
Sanjay Asthana, MD, FRDP (C), Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
INTRODUCTION
Sterling Johnson, PhD, Leader, Neuroimaging Services, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
"Brain Imaging in the Preclinical Study and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease"
Eric Reiman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona; Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer's Institute; and Director, Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium

2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
RECEPTION & SCIENTIFIC POSTER SESSION

4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
PRESENTATIONS WITH Q & A
"The WARF Design to Product (D2P) Program"
Brian Fox, PhD, Professor of Fermentation Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Resources"
Sterling Johnson, PhD, Leader Neuroimaging Services

4:45 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
OUTSTANDING POSTER AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS
Provided by the Madan and Vimla Asthan Endowment in Geriatrics

 4:50 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CLOSING REMARKS
Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Kinsesiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison & Leader, Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Place:

Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery
H.F. DeLuca Forum
330 N. Orchard Street
Madison, WI

For information:

E-mail Ornella Hills or call (608) 265-0408.


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

All abstracts are due on February 13, 2014.

Abstracts previously submitted to national meetings are welcome. Certificates of award and cash prizes will be awarded to Outstanding Poster winners in three categories: faculty, fellows and research scientists, and graduate students.

Click here to submit an abstract.

RESOURCES

Conference Announcement & Call for Abstracts flyer

Alzheimer Research Day flyer

Abstract Submission Form

Registration Form