First Annual Alzheimer's Disease Research Day

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 8:30am
Medical Research Building III - Lecture Hall 1220

Please join us for our First Annual Alzheimer's Disease Research Day.

About this Event

This campus-wide academic event will showcase Alzheimer’s disease, small vessel disease, and neurodegeneration research from multiple clinical and basic science departments across campus. This year's theme will focus on vascular contributions to Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration, and abnormal cognitive aging.

Dr. Roxana Carare, Professor of Clinical Neuroanatomy at the University of Southampton and an international expert in Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases, will deliver the keynote lecture from 4pm-5pm. For more information on the Carare Research Group, visit

This day long event will also feature invited Vanderbilt faculty lectures, a data blitz, and a poster session with reception.

Alzheimer's Disease Research Day Itinerary

  • 8:30am-9:00am Registration & Poster Set-Up
  • 9:00am-12:00pm Invited Vanderbilt Faculty Lectures
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm Invited Vanderbilt Faculty Lectures & Data Blitz
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm Keynote Lecture by Roxana Carare, MD, PhD, on "Failure in the clearance of proteins from the brain: New therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases”
  • 5:00pm-6:30pm Poster Session & Reception

*To submit an abstract, please visit:

**Please note, the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center will be offering CME for physician attendees and APA CE credit for psychologist attendees of the keynote lecture by Dr. Carare.