2015 DIAD Family Conference

Sponsored by the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network-Trials Unit (DIAN-TU) and the Alzheimer’s Association

Held July 18, 2015,the international conference gave DIAD families the opportunity to meet face to face and learn about the current state of research.

View the 2015 Family Conference Agenda »

Presentation videos

Genetic counseling

Review pre-symptomatic testing and other considerations
Speaker: Meagan Cochran, MS, CGC

Public policy engagement on issues facing those with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (YOAD)

Speaker: Robert Kramer, MPA

Legal and financial matters

Power of attorney, financial planning, long term care
Speaker: Sheri R. Abrams, ESQ

State of Alzheimer’s disease research – panel discussion

Jeffrey Cummings, MD
DIAN Update – John Morris, MD
DIAN-TU Update – Randall Bateman, MD
NIH Funding and Data Sharing – Neil Buckholtz, PhD

Research panel discussion continued: NIH funding and data sharing

Speaker: Neil Buckholtz, PhD

Drug approval process and access — panel discussion

Food and Drug Administration – Janet Woodcock, MD
European Medicines Agency – Maria Isaac, MD
Eli Lilly – Eric Siemers, MD
F. Hoffmann-LaRoche – Robert Lasser, MD, MBA