Junior Faculty Awards

Junior Faculty Awards

The Organizing Committee of AD/PD™ 2021 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)

Abstract submission and application for Junior Faculty Awards for AD/PD™ 2021 are now closed.

Congratulations to the 2021 winners!

Franziska Albrecht, Sweden

A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL STUDY OF A HIGHLY CHALLENGING BALANCE AND GAIT TRAINING AND ITS EFFECT ON BRAIN STRUCTURE

Alexander Bampton, UK

NEURONAL MISLOCALISATION OF HNRNP K IN FRONTOTEMPORAL LOBAR DEGENERATION AND AGEING

Silvia Basaia, Italy

STEPWISE CONNECTIVITY REVEALS THE SPREADING OF PATHOLOGY IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Michael Belloy, USA

ASSOCIATION OF APOE SPLICE QTLS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE RISK IN APOE*4/4 CARRIERS

Liene Bossaerts, Belgium

RARE SINGLE MISSENSE MUTATIONS IN ABCA7 AND RARE COMPOUND HETEROZYGOUS CARRIERS CONTRIBUTE TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE IN BELGIAN PATIENTS

Gemma Salvadó Blasco, Spain

VISUAL ASSESSMENT OF [18F]FLUTEMETAMOL PET IMAGES CAN DETECT EARLY AMYLOID PATHOLOGY AND GRADE ITS EXTENT

Lyduine Collij, The Netherlands

VISUAL ASSESSMENT OF [18F]FLUTEMETAMOL PET IMAGES CAN DETECT EARLY AMYLOID PATHOLOGY AND GRADE ITS EXTENT

Camilla Cividini, Italy

BRAIN ARCHITECTURE CHANGES ACROSS THE FTLD SPECTRUM

Astrid Feiten, Australia

TREM2 REDUCTION EXPEDITES BEHAVIOURAL DEFICITS IN P301S TAU TRANSGENIC MICE

Irene Frigerio, The Netherlands

CORTICAL THICKNESS IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: DIFFERENTIAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF AMYLOID-BETA AND P-TAU LOAD

Helena Gossye, Belgium

IN-DEPTH PHENOTYPIC DESCRIPTION OF PATHOGENIC TBK1 MUTATIONS; A FREQUENT CAUSE OF FTD AND ALS IN THE FLANDERS-BELGIAN POPULATION

Jack Humphrey, USA

AN ATLAS OF GENETIC REGULATORY EFFECTS ON THE TRANSCRIPTOME OF HUMAN MICROGLIA

Amanda Katherine McQuade, USA

INTERACTIONS BETWEEN ALZHEIMER’S RISK FACTORS TREM2 AND MS4A6A IN HUMAN IPS-MICROGLIA

Matej Perovnik, Slovenia

METABOLIC BRAIN PATTERN IN PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA WITH LEWY BODIES IS NOT EXPRESSED IN ALZHEIMER’S DEMENTIA PATIENTS

Lianne Reus, The Netherlands

FUNCTIONAL INTERPRETATION OF GENETIC RISK LOCI FOR DEMENTIA USING A PROTEIN QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI (PQTLS) APPROACH IN CEREBROSPINAL FLUID

Steven Yap, United Kingdom

ABILITY OF NEXT-GENERATION TAU PET TRACERS TO DISCRIMINATE ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE HISTOPATHOLOGY FROM OTHER DEMENTIAS

Denis Smirnov, USA

AGE-OF-ONSET-RELATED COGNITIVE VARIABILITY IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (AD) IS MEDIATED BY THE DISTRIBUTION OF TANGLE PATHOLOGY RATHER THAN CONCOMITANT NON-AD PATHOLOGY