The International Alzheimer Research Foundation (ISAO), the American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) in collaboration with the European Graduate School of Neuroscience (EURON) will organize the third edition of a three-day workshop "Emerging concepts in Alzheimer Research" preceding the SFN meeting in New Orleans from 9-12 October 2012. The workshop has been recognized as a satellite event of the SFN. The workshop aims to provide PhD students and post-docs a recent overview of current knowledge and new directions in AD research.
During this interactive master class prominent scientists and young researchers from all over the world will meet in a closed venue and will have the opportunity for in depth discussions. We offer expert lectures, workgroups and debates. The areas covered will be: comorbidity, energy metabolism in aging and AD, diabetes and AD, stress hormones and AD, epigenetics in AD, biomarkers of aging, use of stem cells in AD, transgenic models of AD, amyloid and tau pathology, virus-based approaches, inflammation and AD, astrogliosis, blood-brain barrier in aging and AD.