Upcoming Conferences

The ADDF’s scientific conferences promote the exchange of ideas, the sharing of research results, and the formation of strategic alliances to further drug development goals. For more information about an upcoming conference, please contact Sara Classen at 212-901-8009 or sclassen@alzdiscovery.org.

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16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

Date: October 5-6, 2015

Location: Hyatt Regency Jersey City, NJ

This annual conference brings together academic and industry scientists intent on accelerating the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The ADDF’s funded investigators and top-level scientists in the field will present on their current research progress and stimulate discussion. The conference offers ample opportunity for collaboration and partnering. For complete program and registration information, please visit our Conference Website.



Program Outline

Sunday, October 4, 2015
5:00–7:00  On-Site Pre-Registration
Monday, October 5, 2015
8:00–9:20 Breakfast, Welcome & Plenary Lecture: Neuroinflammation: Mechanisms and Targets
9:30–12:30  SESSION I: Apolipoproteins and Neuroinflammation
12:30–1:30  Lunch, Poster and Exhibitor Session
1:35–5:10  SESSION II: Neuroprotection, Mitochondrial Function and Synaptic Plasticity
5:20–7:00  Networking Reception & Poster and Exhibitor Session
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
8:00–9:20  Breakfast, Welcome & Plenary Lecture: Progress and Future Directions in Tau Imaging
9:10–12:35  SESSION III: Translatable Biomarkers to Accelerate Clinical Development
12:35–1:25  Lunch, Poster and Exhibitor Session
1:25–4:20  SESSION IV: TAU TDP-43, Progranulin and Protein Clearance
4:20–4:30  Closing Remarks


ADDF to Exhibit at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

Date: October 17-21, 2015

Location: Chicago, IL

Come visit the ADDF team at booth 2028! Learn more about our upcoming conferences, grant opportunities, ADDF ACCESS program and much more!

10th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference

Date: March 6-8, 2016

Location: Miami Beach Resort, Miami Beach, FL

Designed as a comprehensive course, this didactic conference will educate scientists on the processes of translating basic research into novel therapies and will leave participants with a strong knowledge base and relevant resources to address the associated barriers and challenges in developing a drug. The programs will also highlight case studies of small molecule and biologics programs at different stages of development aimed at tackling challenging CNS targets relevant to NDD. The program will include sessions for networking, partnering/mentoring, and posters presented by young investigators. For complete program and registration information, please visit our Conference Website

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