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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Learning from Cancer to Advance Neurodegeneration Drug Discovery and Development

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: The New York Academy of Sciences

Does having cancer decrease your risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases? Why do many cancer drug targets overlap with targets for neurodegeneration? This interdisciplinary meeting seeks to answer these questions and help attendees learn from the mechanistic insight and years of research on cancer biology to advance new therapeutic development for neurodegenerative diseases. Speakers will address how their research relates to both cancer and neurodegeneration and what we can learn about cell biology and function from these seemingly disparate diseases. Talks will also discuss cancer drug repurposing opportunities for Alzheimer’s and related dementias.


*Reception to follow.


For more information on the program, venue or to register please visit our Conference Website


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.


More information, please visit our Conference Website.