Alzheimer’s Disease: Fundamentals and Treatments  

Suzhou, China  


April 8 - April 12, 2024

Abstract deadline: February 16, 2024
  

Organized by:

David Holtzman, Washington University in St. Louis

Takeshi Iwatsubo, University of Tokyo

Yueming Li, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Yong Shen, University of Science and Technology of China


We are pleased to announce the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Alzheimer's disease: Fundamentals and Treatments will be held in Suzhou, CHINA, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference will begin in the evening of Monday April 8, 2024, and will conclude after the banquet in the evening of April 11, 2024. 

The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in Alzheimer's disease. Many short talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.


Major Topics:

1. Genetics and epigenetics

2. Neuroinflammation

3. Protein Aggregates

4. Aging

5. Biomarkers and clinical investigation

6. Emerging Concepts and Technologies


Keynote Speakers:
Alison Goate, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Virginia Lee, University of Pennsylvania


Invited Speakers:

Scarlett Barker, Denali Therapeutics

Guojun Bu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Carlos Cruchaga, Washington University

Bart De Strooper, The UK Dementia Research Institute and University College London

Li Gan, Weill Cornell Medical College

Meiyu Geng, Chinese Academy of Science 

David Holtzman, Washington University

Takeshi Iwatsubo, University of Tokyo

Xuejun Jiang, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Yueming Li, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Qiang Liu, University of Science and Technology of China

Yong Shen, University of Science and Technology of China

Yigong Shi, Westlake University

Jiong Shi, University of Science and Technology of China

Sangram Sisodia, The University of Chicago

Judith Steen, Harvard Medical School

Taisuke Tomita, University of Tokyo

Robert Vassar, Northwestern University

Riqiang Yan, University of Connecticut

Yang Shi , Chinese Institute for Brain Research 

Junying Yuan, Chinese Academy of Science 

Bin Zhang, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Hui Zheng, Baylor College of Medicine


We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. The abstracts must be submitted electronically by the abstract submission deadline to be considered for selection. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the meeting organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be informed via email as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. 


Fellowship: 
We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of oral or poster presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected for fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards during the meeting. For more details, please visit  
Stipends


We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in 2024.