Alzheimer's Forum

9:00 AM–3:45 PM on Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013


BIO will host a one-day Alzheimer’s Forum on Wednesday, April 24, during the 2013 BIO International Convention.  The Forum will confront the issues and roadblocks to finding treatments and cures for this disease.  Panel discussions during the forum will focus on:


-      Biosciences and future hope

-      Regulatory Considerations and Challenges

-      Societal and Economic Impact of Alzheimer’s

Session ID: 1998

Sub Sessions


Demystifying Alzheimer’s Disease

9:00 AM–10:15 AM on Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013


National Alzheimer’s Planning

10:30 AM–11:30 AM on Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013


Looking to the Future: Where Do We Go from Here in Addressing Alzheimer’s

2:30 PM–3:45 PM on Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

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Speakers (10)

contact_8363 Marc Boutin Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer National Health Council
contact_10080 Dora Hughes Senior Policy Advisor Sidley Austin LLP
contact_9987 Gail Hunt President and Chief Executive Officer National Alliance for Caregiving
contact_10185 Rachel Lane, PhD Assistant Director, Scientific Affairs Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
User Soeren Mattke, D.Sc., M.P.H., MD Managing Director, RAND Health Advisory RAND Corporation
contact_9994 Richard C. Mohs, PhD Distinguished Research Fellow, Neuroscience and Medical Research Eli Lilly and Company
contact_9993 Jeffrey Nye, MD, PhD Vice President, Neuroscience Innovation and Scientific Partnership Strategy Janssen Research and Development, LLC
contact_10012 Heather Snyder, PhD Director, Medical and Scientific Relations Alzheimer's Association
contact_9988 George Vradenburg Chairman and Co-Founder USAgainst Alzheimer's
contact_10213 Sandra Weintraub, PhD Professor Northwestern University

Moderators (2)

contact_10014 Diane Stephenson Exec. Director, Coalition Against Major Diseases Critical Path Institute
contact_2493 Melissa Stevens Deputy Executive Director FasterCures

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