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Glasgow Memory Clinic to attend the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 18)

Glasgow Memory Clinic is delighted to be attending the Alzheimer’s Association International Pre-conferences and Annual Conference next month to be held in Chicago, Illinois.

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.

In the tradition of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (ICAD), AAIC 2018 will bring together leaders from more than 70 countries to network and discuss the latest dementia study results and theories.

AAIC 2018 will feature the latest advancements in clinical management, the best researches carried out on respiratory diseases, symposia and workshops for the attendees. Sessions on clinical cases chaired by specialists will be there to understand various subject areas of respiratory medicine. The programme aims at providing a complete set of knowledge about recently published topics.

Glasgow Memory Clinic Director Consultant Physician Dr Fraser Inglis FRCP highlights the importance of attending this event: ’It’s important for Glasgow Memory Clinic to attend this type of global event because it offers a great opportunity to make connections with Sponsors, CRO’s and other industry related professionals from all over the world.

This year’s distinguished keynote speakers include:

  • Lennart Mucke, M.D. – Aberrant Network Activity in Alzheimer’s Disease – Preclinical Investigation to Clinical Trials
  • Miia Kivipelto, Ph.D – Multimodal Lifestyle Interventions
  • Richard Hodes, M.D. – The Winds of Change: Transformative Data Resources for Alzheimer’s Research
  • Robert Tycko, PH.D. – Inge Grundke-Iqbal Award for Alzheimer’s Research: Molecular Structures and Structural Variations in Amyloid-β Fibrils

 Workshops include:

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

Find out more about the AAIC 2018



Posted 29th June 2018

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