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Research Symposium

June 19, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’s third annual Research Symposium. The Symposium will take place from 8:00am – 4:00pm at the MSU Secchia Center. An award and networking reception will follow at the MSU Grand Rapids Research Center from 4:30 – 6:30pm (400 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. This is an 8 minute walk from the Symposium venue).

Please register here.

Abstract submissions for poster presentation are now open. Submit abstracts of 250 words or less to Erin Fox at eefox@med.umich.edu by June 1 to be considered. Studies of any topic relevant to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are welcome.

Keynote speakers include Linda Van Eldick, PhD, Director of the University of Kentucky Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Russel Swerdlow, MD, Director of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

The symposium’s agenda is as follows.

  • 8:00-8:45am Breakfast
  • 8:45-9:00am Introductions and welcome
  • 9:00-10:00am Keynote speaker
  • 10:00-10:30am Coffee break and poster viewing
  • 10:30am-12:00pm 3-30 minute presentations by faculty
  • 12:00-1:30pm Lunch
  • 1:30-2:30pm 4-15 minute presentations by junior investigators
  • 2:30-3:00pm Coffee break and poster viewing
  • 3:00-4:00pm Keynote speaker
  • 4:30-6:30pm Reception and awards presentation at Grand Rapids Research Center

Parking is available at the MSU Trowbridge lot behind the Grand Rapids Research Center. This is an 8 minute walk to the Secchia Center. Limited parking is also available on-site at the MSU Secchia Center.

Nearby hotel accomodations are listed below:

  • Holiday Inn, 310 Pearl St NW, 49504
  • Hilton Homewood Suites, 161 Ottawa Ave NW, 49503
  • City Flats, 83 Monroe Center NW, 49503
  • Hampton Inn, 433 Dudley Place NE, 49503
  • Amway Grand, 187 Monroe Ave NW, 49503
  • Hilton Embassy Suites, 710 Monroe Ave NW, 49503

If you have any questions, please contact Erin Fox at eefox@med.umich.edu.


June 19, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center


MSU Secchia Center
15 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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