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The Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center presents
  • 16th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium
  • Special Topic Workshop
  • Alzheimer's Public Educational Forum

January 20-21, 2018 | Miami Beach, Florida, USA

AGENDA

All speakers are confirmed.

16th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Symposium 

Genetics, Cognitive Reserve and Behavior in MCI and Alzheimer’s Disease

Saturday, JANUARY 20, 2018

7:15 am – 8:15Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:15 – 8:30Welcome Notes/Introduction to SymposiumRanjan Duara, MD, FAAN (bio)
Mount Sinai Medical Center
8:30-11:30SESSION 1: APOE4, Non E4 and Epigenetics of LOAD
Chair: Andrew Saykin, PsyD, ABCN
Indiana University
8:30 – 8:35Session OverviewAndrew Saykin, PsyD, ABCN (bio)
Indiana University
8:35 – 9:05KEYNOTE LECTURE: APOE4, Non E4 and Epigenetics of LOAD and Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Sudha Seshadri, MD (bio/abstract)
Boston University
9:05 – 9:10Q&A
9:10 – 9:25Role of Apolipoprotein E in Neurodegenerative Dementia Henrietta Nielsen, PhD (bio/abstract)
Stockholm University
9:25 – 9:30Q&A
9:30 – 9:45Polygenic Hazard Score in LOADChin Hong Tan, PhD (bio/abstract)
University of California San Francisco
9:45 – 9:50Q&A
9:50 – 10:05Epigenetics in Alzheimer’s DiseaseDebomoy Lahiri, PhD (bio/abstract)
Indiana University
10:05 – 10:10Q&A
10:10 – 10:40BREAK
10:40 – 10:55 Imaging Genetics of APOE and Non-APOE factors in LOAD Andrew Saykin, PsyD, ABCN (bio/abstract)
Indiana University
10:55 – 11:00Q&A
11:00-11:30Panel Discussion/Q&A
11:30am – 2:40 pm
SESSION 2: Cognitive and Brain Reserve
Chair: Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic
11:30 am – 11:35Session OverviewRonald Petersen, MD, PhD (bio)
Mayo Clinic
11:35 – 12:05 KEYNOTE LECTURE: Brain and Cognitive Reserve: Epidemiology, Imaging and Biological MechanismsYaakov Stern, PhD (bio/abstract)
Columbia University
12:05 pm - 12:10 pmQ&A
12:10 – 12:25The Role of Cognitive Reserve in the Neuropsychological Diagnosis of Normal and Abnormal AgingDorene Rentz, PsyD (bio/abstract)
Harvard Medical School, BWH, MGH
12:25 –12:30Q&A
12:30 –1:30LUNCH
1:30 –1:45The Impact of Cognitive Reserve on CSF Biomarkers of AD Sanjay Asthana, MD (bio/abstract)
University of Wisconsin
1:45 – 1:50Q&A
1:50 – 2:05Behavioral Markers of Cognitive ReserveRobert Wilson, PhD (bio/abstract)
Rush University
2:05 – 2:10Q&A
2:10 – 2:40Panel Discussion/ Q&AGlenn Smith, PhD (bio)
University of Florida
2:40 – 5:20SESSION 3: Mild Behavioral Impairment
Chair: Mary Ganguli, MD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh
2:40 – 2:45OverviewMary Ganguli, MD, MPH (bio)
University of Pittsburgh
2:45 – 3:15KEYNOTE LECTURE: Mild Behavioral Impairment (MBI): Symptoms, Prodrome, or False Alarm?Constantine Lyketsos, MD (bio/abstract)
Johns Hopkins Medicine
3:15 – 3:20Q&A
3:20 – 3:35Neuropsychiatric Symptoms as Predictors of MCI and Dementia: Epidemiologic EvidenceYonas Geda, MD (bio/abstract)
Mayo Clinic
3:35 – 3:40Q&A
3:40 – 4:10BREAK
4:10 – 4:25Are there Neuroimaging Signatures for MBI?
A Review of the Five Domains
Zahinoor Ismail, MD, FRCPC (bio/abstract)
University of Calgary
4:25 – 4:30Q&A
4:30 – 4:45Association of Amyloid-β with Depression-Related Symptoms in Cognitively Normal Older AdultsNancy Donovan, MD (bio/abstract)
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
4:45 – 4:50Q&A
4:50 – 5:20Panel Discussion/ Q&A
5:20 – 7:30Networking Reception

Special Topic Workshop: 

Bilingualism, Neuropsychology, Imaging and Treatment in MCI and Alzheimer’s Disease

Sunday, JANUARY 21, 2018  ♦  8:00 am – 1:10 pm

7:30 am – 8:30Continental Breakfast and Check-in
8:30 – 8:35Welcome NotesRanjan Duara, MD, FAAN (bio)
Mount Sinai Medical Center
8:35 – 9:05SPECIAL LECTURE: Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease: Where We Are and Prospects for the Future Serge Gauthier, MD, FRCPC (bio/abstract)
McGill University
9:05 – 9:10Q&A
9:10 – 12:10WORKSHOP:
Bilingualism, Neuropsychology, Imaging and Treatment in MCI and AD
CHAIR: Monica Rosselli, PhD
Florida Atlantic University
9:10 – 9:15IntroductionMonica Rosselli, PhD (bio/abstract)
Florida Atlantic University
9:15 – 9:45KEYNOTE LECTURE: Bilingualism: Consequences for the Progression of MCI Howard Chertkow, MD (bio/abstract)
McGill University
9:45 – 9:50Q&A
9:50 – 10:05Active Bilingualism as a Cognitive Reserve Mechanism in Mild Cognitive ImpairmentMarco Calabria, PhD (bio/abstract)
Pompeu Fabra University
10:05 – 10:10Q&A
10:10 – 10:40BREAK
10:40 – 10:55Structural MRI and Memory in Bilinguals and Monolinguals with MCI Monica Rosselli, PhD (bio/abstract)
Florida Atlantic University
10:55 – 11:00Q&A
11:00 – 11:15Bilingualism and Dementia Prevention: Neuroprotection as Studied in The BrainJubin Abutalebi, MD, PhD (bio/abstract)
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
11:15 – 11:20Q&A
11:20 – 11:35Neural Efficiency in Lifelong Bilinguals Studied by Functional MRIBrian Gold, PhD (bio)
University of Kentucky
11:35 – 11:40Q&A
11:40 – 12:10Panel Discussion/Q&AModerator: David Loewenstein, PhD (bio)
University of Miami
12:10 – 1:10LUNCH

Alzheimer’s Public Educational Forum: 

Genetics, Cognitive Reserve, Behavior, Bilingualism and Treatment in MCI and Alzheimer’s Disease

Sunday, JANUARY 21, 2018  ♦  1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

1:00 - 1:30pmCheck-in and Refreshments
1:30 – 1:35Welcome NotesRanjan Duara, MD, FAAN (bio)
Mount Sinai Medical Center
1:35 – 5:00 EDUCATIONAL FORUM:
Genetics, Cognitive Reserve, Behavior, Bilingualism and Treatment in MCI and AD
CHAIR: David Loewenstein, PhD
University of Miami
1:35 – 1:40OverviewDavid Loewenstein, PhD (bio)
University of Miami
1:40 – 2:10KEYNOTE LECTURE:
Advances in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Serge Gauthier, MD, FRCPC (bio/abstract)
McGill University
2:10 – 2:15Q&A
2:15 – 2:30Genetics of Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Andrew Saykin, PsyD, ABCN (bio/abstract)
Indiana University
2:30 – 2:35Q&A
2:35 – 2:50The Role of Cognitive Reserve in Normal and Abnormal AgingDorene Rentz, PsyD (bio/abstract)
Harvard Medical School, BWH, MGH
2:50 – 2:55Q&A
2:55 – 3:25BREAK
3:25 – 3:40Mood, Personality, and Behavior Changes in Early Alzheimer's DiseaseMary Ganguli, MD, MPH (bio/abstract)
University of Pittsburgh
3:40 – 3:45Q&A
3:45 – 4:00The Importance of Bilingualism for Cognitive Aging and Development of DementiaHoward Chertkow, MD (bio/abstract)
McGill University
4:00 – 4:05Q&A
4:05 – 4:50Panel Discussion and Q&A
4:50 – 5:00Closing NotesRanjan Duara, MD, FAAN (bio)
Mount Sinai Medical Center

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