Junior Faculty Awards

Junior Faculty Awards

The Organizing Committee of AD/PD™ 2019 will recognize the top junior and trainee abstract presenters with Junior Faculty Awards. 

Recipients of this award are scheduled to give an oral presentation on their research during the Conference.

**Eligible candidates for the Junior Faculty Awards are graduate students (PhD, MD) or junior scientists up to five years after the doctorate degree (PhD, MD)

Congratulations to the 2019 Winners!


MARC AUREL BUSCHE – UK
TAU SILENCES NEURAL CIRCUITS, DOMINATING AMYLOID EFFECTS, IN ALZHEIMER MOUSE MODELS IN VIVO



MARIA CALVO-RODRIGUEZ - USA
IN VIVO MITOCHONDRIAL CALCIUM DYSREGULATION IN NEURONS IN A MOUSE MODEL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE



SIMON DUJARDIN -USA
HETEROGENEITY OF TAU SEEDING IN THE HUMAN BRAIN, A STEP TOWARD UNDERSTANDING THE DIVERSITY OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE


BENJAMIN FALCON -UK
CRYO-EM STRUCTURES OF TAU FILAMENTS FROM HUMAN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES



DAVID GATE -USA
EXPANDED CD8 T CELLS PATROL ALZHEIMER’S CEREBROSPINAL FLUID



ANDREAS GIANNISIS - SWEDEN
RELEVANCE OF A PLASMA APOLIPOPROTEIN E MONOMER/DIMER PROFILE TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE



MICHEL GROTHE - GERMANY
IN-VIVO BASAL FOREBRAIN ATROPHY AND CORTICAL CHOLINERGIC DEPLETION ARE INTERRELATED AND PREDICT COGNITIVE DEFICITS IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE


JOCHEN HAMMES -GERMANY
ONE STOP SHOP: FLORTAUCIPIR PET PATTERN PREDICTS AMYLOID POSITIVITY IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES.



MERLE HÖNIG -GERMANY
RESILIENCE CAPACITY MITIGATES REGIONAL EFFECTS OF TAU-PATHOLOGY ON METABOLIC DECLINE



SEUN JEON - CANADA
DISTINCT SUBTYPES OF EARLY LEWY BODY DISEASE BASED ON MULTIMODAL MRI CLUSTER ANALYSIS



TUNAHAN KIRABALI -SWITZERLAND
A NOVEL PERICYTE-MEDIATED AMYLOID CLEARANCE ROUTE GENERATES C-TERMINALLY TRUNCATED AMYLOID BETA 1-34 AS AN INTERMEDIATE


SAIRA MIRZA -CANADA
WHITE MATTER HYPERINTENSITIES AND COGNITION IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA WITH LEWY BODIES - DOES APOE-Ɛ4 MODULATE THE ASSOCIATION?


SNEHA NARASIMHAN -USA
THE INTERACTION BETWEEN NEURONS AND GLIA IN THE TRANSMISSION OF TAU STRAINS



VINCENT PLANCHE - FRANCE
EVOLUTION OF HIPPOCAMPAL-TO-CORTICAL VOLUME RATIO DURING AGING PREDICTS LONG-TERM COGNITIVE DECLINE AND INCIDENT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE


HEATHER RICE - BELGIUM
SECRETED AMYLOID-Β PRECURSOR PROTEIN FUNCTIONS AS A GABABR1A LIGAND TO MODULATE SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION



RISA TAKAMURA - JAPAN
BREAKDOWN PATTERNS OF FUNCTIONAL NEURONAL CIRCUITS IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE MODEL MICE



LAUREN WALKER -UK
CAN EARLY TAU DEPOSITIONS IN MIXED ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND LEWY BODY DISEASE GIVE INSIGHTS INTO DISEASE PROGRESSION?


KIRSTEN WESENHAGEN -THE NETHERLANDS
THE ASSOCIATION OF AGING AND CONCENTRATIONS OF THE CEREBROSPINAL FLUID PROTEOME IN COGNITIVELY NORMAL SUBJECTS


EDWARD WILSON -USA
TREM2 IS A NOVEL CSF BIOMARKER OF COGNITIVE DECLINE IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE



LINDSAY WELIKOVITCH - CANADA
THE NEURON-INFLAMMATORY EFFECTS OF INTRACELLULAR AΒ: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF EARLY ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE



SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Submission is now closed. Once you have submitted an abstract, and checked the tick box within the submission system, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. This e-mail will contain a link to upload a PDF CV and additional information. 

No submission will be considered if this information is not submitted by the abstract submission deadline date of Monday October 1, 2018