Alzheimer’s Fast Track 2022

Alzheimer’s Fast Track 2022

An immersive workshop experience for new investigators

The Bahia Resort, San Diego, CA

November 9-11, 2022

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Learn from experts in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias at the Alzheimer’s Fast Track workshop. Designed for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and other early-career scientists focused on Alzheimer’s disease research, this immersive learning experience will accelerate your knowledge, expertise, and visibility in this exciting field.

November 9-11, 2022
The Bahia Resort, San Diego, CA
Official pre-meeting to Society for Neuroscience

  • Network with peers and expert scientists
  • Learn how to write a grant with mentorship from our chairs and speakers
  • Present a group mock grant proposal to a review panel

Registration for the Alzheimer's FastTrack is now closed.
Please email to be included on a waitlist.

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This year's topics include:

  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Development/Repurposing
  • Modeling AD
  • Aging
  • Immunity/Inflammation
  • Risk Factors

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Frank LaFerla, PhD portrait

Frank LaFerla, PhD
University of California, Irvine

Cynthia Lemere, PhD portrait

Cynthia Lemere, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Sharyn Rossi, PhD portrait

Sharyn Rossi, PhD
BrightFocus Foundation

Harry Steinbusch, PhD portrait

Harry Steinbusch, PhD
Maastricht University,
The Netherlands

Confirmed Speakers 

Julie Andersen 
The Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Mathew Blurton-Jones
University of California, Irvine 

Rachel Buckley
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Laura Cox 
Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

Jeff Cummings 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas 

Josh Grill 
University of California, Irvine 

Lea Grinberg 
University of California, San Francisco 

Elizabeth Head 
University of California, Irvine 

Gareth Howell 
The Jackson Laboratory 

Joanna Jankowsky 
Baylor College of Medicine 

Ksenia Kastanenka 
Massachusetts General Hospital

Kenneth Kosik
University of California, Santa Barbara

Shane Liddelow
New York University 

Brendan Lucey
Washington University in St. Louis

Bri McWhorter 
Activate to Captivate, LLC 

Melissa Murray
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville 

Milos Pekny
University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Subhojit Roy 
University of California, San Diego

Julie A. Schneider
Rush University

Malu Tansey
University of Florida 

Li-Huei Tsai
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Keenan Walker
National Institute on Aging

Cheryl Wellington 
University of British Columbia, Canada

“Dedicated time with the mentors to help guide the project was a super cool aspect of the conference.”

“Surpassed my expectations – the level of interactiveness – truly immersive experience.”

“I felt like I actually got to meet leaders in the field in a more meaningful way.”

Explore last year’s Fast Track workshop.

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