NIA at Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Catch up on the frontiers of dementia science later this month at the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC).

 

NIA-AA Symposium: Enabling Precision Medicine for Alzheimer’s Disease Through Open Science

Thursday, July 28 1–6 p.m. Pacific Time (PT)

Friday, July 29 8 a.m.–6 p.m. PT

The fifth annual edition of this symposium will highlight NIA-supported translational research programs to better understand the complex mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, identify new drug targets and biomarkers, and develop innovative animal models.


NIA-AA Symposium: IMPACT Embedded Pragmatic Clinical Trials

Friday, July 29 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. PT

This symposium will train investigators in the design and conduct of embedded pragmatic clinical trials to improve care for persons living with dementia, and their care partners.


Look for NIA poster presentations

NIA staff will present scientific posters throughout the AAIC event, with topics of note including:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Preclinical Efficacy Database (AlzPED): Optimizing the scientific rigor and reproducibility of preclinical research in Alzheimer’s disease

  • Examining the level of test burden in NIA’s Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias clinical trials

  • Increasing awareness and interest in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias clinical trials using culturally tailored messages: A synthesis of three national surveys, 2019–2021

  • Improving Asian Americans’ awareness and interest in clinical research: Examining the role of culturally tailored messaging