2016 Canadian Alzheimer’s Disease Basic Research Symposium (CANAD)

Oct 4-5, 2016

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver
Presenter: 
Dr. Cheryl Wellington

Join colleagues in Alzheimer disease and dementia research at the Canadian Alzheimer’s Disease Research Symposium (CANAD) 2016. Hosted by Dr. Cheryl Wellington, this event will be the second iteration of this symposium.

"I strongly believe that, together, we Canadian researchers have the determination and resources to find a cure for this terrible disease."

− Sébastien S. Hébert, Founding member of CANAD 

The scientific portion of the event will take place in the Lower Level and Rudy North Lecture Theatre at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. The wrap-up reception will coincide with the CCNA opening reception: both will take place at the Life Sciences Institute at UBC.

Register online to attend.

Agenda

October 4

  • 7:00 am                       Registration
  • 7:00 – 9:00 am            Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 9:15 am            Opening Remarks: Cheryl Wellington
  • 9:15 – 10:00 am          Neil Cashman
  • 10:00 – 10:45 am        Faisal Beg
  • 10:45 – 11: 15 am       Health Break
  • 11:15 am – 1:00 pm    Poster Session
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm          Lunch among posters
  • 1:00 – 1:45 pm            Jim Johnston
  • 1:45 – 2:30 pm            Christian Naus
  • 2:30 – 3:00 pm            Health Break
  • 3:00 – 4:00 pm            Keynote: Guojun Bu
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm            Discussion: Priorities for basic AD research: Where are the gaps?
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm            Wine and Cheese Reception
  • 6:00 pm                       Dinner

October 5

  • 9:00 – 9:45 am            TBD
  • 9:45 – 10:30 am          Robert Bartha
  • 10:00 – 10:45 am        Faisal Beg
  • 11:00 – 11:45 am        TBD
  • 11:45 am – 12:30 pm  Neuroscience Slam
  • 12:30 – 2:00 pm          Lunch among posters
  • 2:00 – 2:45 pm            Carol Greenwood
  • 2:45 – 3:30 pm            Claudio Cuello
  • 3:30 – 4:00 pm            Health Break
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm            Discussion: Opportunities for basic AD research: How best to fill the gaps?
  • 5:00 – 8:00 pm            CANAD wrap-up and CCNA welcome