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Down Syndrome & Alzheimer's Disease: PIA Day Events
Bella Sky Hotel

This session will feature several internationally known speakers followed by a panel discussion regarding next steps for moving the field forward. The PIA on Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease has focused their efforts on establishing an international network of researchers to develop a well characterized biobank of tissues and cognitive/MRI datasets from subjects with DS and AD, as well as developing more appropriate animal models.



  • 8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Welcome, William Mobley, University of California, San Diego, Calif., United States and Huntington Potter, University of Colorado, Denver, Colo., United States (Session Chairs)
  • 8:40 - 8:55 a.m. Stylianos Antonarakis, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • 8:55 - 9:10 a.m. Pavel V. Belichenko, University of California, Calif., United States
  • 9:10 - 9:25 a.m. Sonia DoCarmo, McGill University, Canada
  • 9:25 - 9:40 a.m. Fei Liu, New York State Institute for Basic Research, N.Y., United States
  • 9:40 - 9:55 a.m. Donna M. Wilcock, University of Kentucky, Ky., United States
  • 9:55 - 10:15 a.m. Christopher M. William, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass., United States
  • 10:15 - 10-30 a.m. Discussion






Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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