2016 Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) Summit
This program completed in April 2017.
The 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) Summit was hosted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in collaboration with the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and held March 29-30, 2016 at the Natcher Auditorium on the NIH Campus. The 2016 ADRD Summit was mandated by the National Plan to address Alzheimer’s Disease as a follow-up to the 2013 ADRD Summit. Approximately 500+ key opinion leaders, researchers, clinicians and other professionals were in attendance to 1) demonstrate leadership in the field of Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias research 2) review progress on Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias research recommendations and 3) refine research recommendations based on recent scientific discoveries.
Results & Accomplishments
The 2016 ADRD Summit resulted in 37 recommendations on topics ranging from basic and clinical research in Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias, recruitment and retention of health disparities populations for clinical trials and a new dialogue on the impact and potential improvements to the language of dementia. See the 2016 Summit recommendations here.
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
- National Institute on Aging (NIA)
- Alliance for Aging Research*
- Alzheimer's Association*
- American Heart/Stroke Association*
- Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration*
- Axovant Sciences*
- BrightFocus Foundation*
*Provided financial or in-kind support for this program.
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