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The Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center presents
  • 14th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium
  • The Annual Early Alzheimer's Diagnostic and Treatment Workshop
  • The Annual Alzheimer's Public Educational Forum

January 16-17, 2016 | Miami Beach, Florida, USA

SYMPOSIUM

Risk Factors for Cognitive Decline: Cardiovascular Disease, Inflammation and Subjective Symptoms

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WORKSHOP

Diagnosis of Preclinical and Prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease

A Closer Look

FORUM

Memory Complaints and the Early Diagnosis of Alzheimers Disease

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3 Events in 2 Days

14th ANNUAL MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT SYMPOSIUM

The theme of the symposium is Risk Factors for Cognitive Decline: Cardiovascular Disease, Inflammation and Subjective Symptoms.

THE ANNUAL EARLY ALZHEIMER’S DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT WORKSHOP

Faculty in the workshop will present research and findings related to the diagnosis of preclinical and prodromal Alzheimer’s disease.

THE ANNUAL ALZHEIMER’S PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL FORUM

The Forum is intended for at-risk family members, caregivers, the public at large and professionals. This FREE educational segment will focus on Memory Complaints and the Early Diagnosis of Alzheimers Disease and will aim to provide information about the latest research in the field.

Core Features

MiniSymposium 1

The focus of this minisymposium will be to provide a better understanding of the relationship between vascular disease, neuroinflammation and its effect on cognition.

CHAIR: Charles S. DeCarli, MD, University of California, Davis

MiniSymposium 2

This minisymposium will address subjective cognitive decline through the scope of epidemiology, biomarkers and general progression from MCI to dementia.

CHAIR: Mary Ganguli, MD, MPH, University of Pittsburgh

Symposium Keynote

David A. Bennett, MD of Rush University Medical Center will present on cerebrovascular disease, inflammation and genetic predisposition in relation to neurodegeneration.

Workshop Keynote

Philip Scheltens, MD, PhD, of VU University (Amsterdam) will lecture on the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease in regards to the prevalence of amyloid positivity by age, APOE genotype and cognitive status.

Workshop

The primary object of this workshop is to present various factors and implications in the diagnosis of preclinical and prodromal Alzheimer’s disease.

CHAIR: David Knopman, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester

Public Educational Forum

This educational segment will focus on the importance of early diagnosis in Alzheimer’s disease and how that can be achieved. Memory complaints manifested in Alzheimer’s patients as well as comorbidity between Alzheimer’s and other psychological disorders will also be addressed.  (This event is free to the public.)

CHAIR: Steven T. DeKosky, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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