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CNDR 2009 Annual Retreat

CNDR 9th Annual Marian S. Ware Research RetreatOctober 16, 2009
8:30am - 5:00pm
Biomedical Research Building 2/3Auditorium
421 Curie Boulevard
University of Pennsylvania

This year CNDR's Marian S. Ware Research Retreat will focus on "Current Research in Alzheimer Biomarkers."

You can view streaming video of the speakers and their presentations by clicking here.

Event Information and Registration

Here is the agenda for the day's proceedings:

8:30am Breakfast Buffet in the Auditorium Lobby (BRB 2/3)
8:55am

Opening Remarks - Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, MBA
Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research

9:00am

Speaker - Holly Soares, PhD
Pfizer, Inc.
Tentative title of talk: “Overview of CSF and Plasma AD Biomarkers”

9:30am

Speaker - David Holtzman, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Talk: “CSF AD Biomarkers: Correlations with imaging and value in diagnosis  and prognosis of pre-clinical and early clinical AD”

10:00am

Speaker - Randy Bateman, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Talk: " Dynamic Changes In CSF Aβ In Healthy Individuals And AD Patients”

10:30am Break and Visit Posters
11:00am

Speaker - Leslie Shaw, PhD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Talk: “Validating AD Biomarkers in the AD Neuroimaging Initiative”

11:30am

Speaker - Harald Hampel, MD, MSc
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry
University of Munich, Germany
Director, Alzheimer Memorial Center
Talk: “Neurochemical markers of amyloid related mechanisms in AD”

12:00pm Lunch and Visit Posters

2:00pm

 

Speaker - Douglas Galasko, MD
University of California at San Diego
Tentative title of talk: “CSF Tau And Aβ Dynamics Over The Lifespan”

2:30pm

Speaker - Tony Wyss-Coray
Stanford University VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Talk: ”Systemic plasma biomarkers for aginig and AD”

3:00pm

Speaker - Daniel Skovronsky, MD, PhD
Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc.
President and CEO
Talk: “Aβ Amyloid Imaging Ligands As AD Biomarkers”

3:30pm

Speaker - Christos Davatzikos, PhD
Professor of Radiology
University Of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Tentative title of talk: “Integrating Data From Neuroimaging And Chemical AD Biomarkers”

4:00pm

Closing Remarks and Visit Posters

5:00pm Best Poster Award & Conclusion of 9th Annual Marian S. Ware Research Retreat

Questions? Please call 215-662-4708.