Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias Summit 2019
March 14, 2019 - March 15, 2019
AFTD is a co-sponsor for the ADRD Summit 2019, which will address special research priorities for Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias, including frontotemporal (FTD), Lewy body (LBD), mixed, and vascular dementias. Organized by the NINDS ,the summit is part of the National Plan To Address Alzheimer’s Disease: 2017 Update, and is complementary to NIA Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2018 and the DHHS National Research Summit on Care, Services and Supports for Persons With Dementia and Their Caregivers.
The goal of the 2019 Summit is to review and assess the progress on the research recommendations developed by the 2013 and 2016 ADRD Summits, refine and add new recommendations based on recent scientific discoveries, solicit input from diverse stakeholders, including the public, and update priorities and timelines for addressing the Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias.