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Alzheimer’s Association and International Conference

Come to the Alzheimer’s Association and International Conference at McCormick Place 22-26 and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in Chicago’s historic Hyde Park!

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment, and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease.

Sample of presenters and topics: “The Winds of Change.” Richard J. Hodes, M.D., is the Director of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Hodes, a leading researcher in the field of immunology, was named to head the NIA in 1993. “The Aging Brain and the Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.” Dr. Denise Park is Distinguished University Professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas, where she founded the Center for Vital Longevity. She was previously Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia, the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois. “Therapeutics.” Dr. Lennart Mucke is the director of the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease and the Joseph B. Martin Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and a Professor of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has joint appointments in UCSF’s Neuroscience, Biomedical Sciences and Medical Scientist (M.D./Ph.D.) Graduate Training Programs.

McCormick Place is located at 2301 South King Drive in Chicago. For a full schedule of presentations, and to register for the Alzheimer’s Association and International Conference, go online to https://registration.experientevent.com/ShowNEC181 and follow the prompts.

Make your Alzheimer’s Association and International Conference experience even more enjoyable by staying at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.

 

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