When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the globe hard this spring, Alzheimer’s Disease researchers weren’t sure what was going to happen to their annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), originally planned for Amsterdam. AAIC’s goal is to convene the world’s leaders in dementia science to share research discoveries that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment, and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease—it would have been a huge disappointment for the AD research community to miss out on their conference. Luckily, the Alzheimer’s Association went to work to relaunch the conference via a cutting-edge virtual platform so researchers from around the world could share and collaborate from home.
Faculty and staff from PNGC are having a great time sharing their research and participating in AAIC presentations, forums and poster sessions. The poster sessions include a live Q&A chat between the presenters and the audience to provide an experience as close to the real thing as possible. In addition to poster sessions, AAIC also features live and “on demand” presentations, an exhibition hall, a networking lounge and opportunities to win prizes by participating in games throughout the conference.
Our PNGC members are showcasing 15 posters and 4 presentations of their latest Alzheimer’s Disease research during AAIC, including a live presentation on the Interaction of Tau with other Pathologies by Virginia M-Y Lee, PhD. We are proud of our team and excited to share their research.
Want to know more? Follow the links below to read more about the PNGC team’s research.