Glasgow Memory Clinic to attend the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 17)

Glasgow Memory Clinic is delighted to be attending the Alzheimer’s Association International Pre-conferences and Annual Conference this month to be held at the ExCel, London.

The AAIC is the largest international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Every year it unites the world’s leading researchers, next generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share discoveries in basic and translational research that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment, and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

The conference is set to unite leaders from more than 70 countries and will feature more than 90 sessions, 1500 posters and 475 presentations. Next year’s conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois.

Glasgow Memory Clinic Director of Research, Dr Fraser Inglis FRCP, highlights the importance of attending this event: ‘The AAIC is a very important international meeting of world experts in the field of Alzheimer’s research and our team look forward to learning of recent advances and current thinking’

‘It is a very positive time for Alzheimer’s research with more human beings focussing their minds and effort on finding a cure for Alzheimer’s than at any previous point in human history – this is a wonderful thing, and something our team is very proud to contribute to.’

The Pre-conferences will cover topics such as:

  • Basic Neuroimaging in Dementia
  • The Basics of Fluid Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Contemporary Issues in Clinical Trials Methods

 

The Conference will cover topics such as:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease in Extreme Ages
  • Dementia Resulting from Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Brain Changes and Cognitive Training
  • Spreading pf Pathology in Parkinson’s Disease
  • Music Interventions and Cognitive Ageing
  • C9orf72 Translation and Disease

 

In addition to this, the Dementia Care Research and Practice Sessions (DCRP) are the perfect place to discover how practice and research come together to help solve the current issues facing people with Alzheimer’s and their families and caregivers.

Posted 11th July 2017

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