The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is now accepting abstracts for the 2020 Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Research Day poster session. The call for posters is open to students of all levels, trainees, researchers, and faculty who are involved in research related to Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, aging and related topics.

Poster abstracts are due Monday, Feb. 3, and must be submitted online. Accepted poster presenters will be notified by Feb. 10.

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Members of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Research Day Committee will review abstract submissions. The committee will invite three abstract presenters to give podium presentations during the event. A panel of judges will determine the top posters in the following categories: Best Undergraduate Poster; Best Graduate Student or Research Specialist Poster; and Best Fellow, Post Doc, or Research Scientist Poster. The top poster presenters will receive cash awards.

About the event

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Research Day will be held March 5, 2020, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Discovery Building on the UW-Madison campus. Featured speakers will be Jessica Langbaum, PhD, co-director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative at Baller Alzheimer’s Institute, and Nicole M. Rogus-Pulia, PhD, CCC-SLP, professor of medicine (geriatrics) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. 

The Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Research Day is an annual event designed to encourage collaboration and promote scientific thought among faculty, students, and researchers from a wide range of disciplines across the UW-Madison campus. The event is free, but registration is required.