Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2012 Recommendations

The Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2012: Path to Treatment and Preventionheld May 14-15, 2012, brought together leading experts on Alzheimer’s disease and other complex diseases to identify research priorities and strategies needed to accelerate the development of successful therapies. The Summit was attended by an international group of some 500 researchers, clinicians and members of the broader Alzheimer’s community who contributed actively to the Summit process through extensive input and discussion during the course of the meeting. The topics that were discussed included the current understanding of this complex disorder, the need for more basic research into the pathobiology of Alzheimer’s disease, existing models and approaches to drug development, and new ideas to speed development of effective interventions for treatment and prevention.

http://www.nia.nih.gov/newsroom/alzheimers-disease-research-summit-2012-recommendations