22nd International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery

To be held online October 4-5, 2021.

The ADDF has provided free access to the recordings of the 21st edition of the conference via the virtual hub.

This annual conference showcases the innovative approaches of Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s (ADDF) funded scientists and their newest results. In addition to featuring ADDF’s portfolio, the program also includes guest presentations focusing on the latest research in the Alzheimer’s disease field.

The 2021 program will feature five sessions:

  1. Clinical Trials and Novel Approaches for Dementia
  2. Advances in Fluid Biomarkers
  3. Drug Development Approaches for Frontotemporal Dementia
  4. Clinical Trials: Repurposing Approaches for Alzheimer’s Disease
  5. Neuroimaging and Digital Biomarkers for Dementia

The registration for this conference will be free though a brief form available at the Registration page (details to be posted soon!).

OBJECTIVES

  • Highlight scientific progress on drug development and biomarker programs aimed at treating Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
  • Increase opportunities for early career investigators and start-up companies to share information and resources.
  • Foster interdisciplinary and public-private partnerships and alliances.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

22 Speakers

Virtual Poster Presentations

Start-up Forum

Virtual Q&A

Ample sponsorship opportunities

Complimentary Registration

FOCUS

The purpose for this annual ADDF conference is to accelerate the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and cognitive aging.

Attendees will see the diverse cutting-edge approaches ADDF scientists are undertaking and have opportunities for networking and partnership discussions with academic, industry, and foundation thought leaders.

AUDIENCE

The 2020 edition of this conference attracted close to 900 attendees from around the world.  Attendees included:

  • Academic and industry scientists engaged in drug discovery and biomarker research for neurodegenerative diseases and CNS
  • Business development and licensing professionals
  • Alliance management professionals
  • Venture capitalists and other investors
  • Graduate students, PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows.

GUEST PRESENTERS AND CHAIRS

Ottavio Arancio
Columbia University

Rhoda Au
Boston University

Dirk Beher
Asceneuron

Kaj Blennow
Univ. of Gothenburg

Wen-Hsuan Chang
Acurastem

Jeffrey Cummings
UNLV

Penny Dacks
AFTD

Howard Fillit
ADDF

Luana Fioriti
Plico Biotech

Ihab Hajjar
Emory University

Miia Kivipelto
Karonlinska Inst.

Lampros Kourtis
Circadic

Russell Lebovitz
Amprion

Frank Longo
PharmaTrophiX

Qinwen Mao
Univ. of Utah

Mark Mintun
Eli Lilly & Co., Inc.

Thomas Montine
Stanford Univ.

Miranda Orr
Wake Forest Univ.

Shobha Purushothama
ADDF

Tracy Saxton
Dolby Family Ventures

Johannes Tauscher
Takeda

Georg Terstappen
Cambrian Biopharma

Alessio Travaglia
ADDF

Kent Werner
Cogentis Therapeutics

Kevin Yarasheski
C2N Diagnostics

Join us today!

Reserve a virtual seat at the conference, consider sponsoring the event,
submitting an application for a virtual poster or start-up presentation or simply, spread the word about it!