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2021 OSCAR Symposium

November 16, 2021 @ 8:45 am

The 2021 OSCAR Symposium:
Featuring research leaders & trainees in Alzheimer’s disease & related disorders
Tuesday, November 16th 2021
Hybrid: Zoom & On-campus

There is no cost to register and all are welcome to attend.
Advance registration is required.

Program Agenda

8:45 AM Welcome & Program Overview

9:00 AM
9:50 AM

Keynote Presentation: Adventures in Population Neuroscience
Mary Ganguli, MD, MPH, Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology, & Neurology
Q&A with Dr. Ganguli

9:50 AM

10:00 AM
11:40 AM


OSCAR Scholar Presentations
Mary Ackenbom, MD, MS, Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Tharick Pascoal, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
Kristine Wilckens, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Q&A with the OSCAR Scholars

12:00 noon

1:00 PM2:30 PM


ADRC Core Overviews
Administrative Core Leslie Dunn, MPH
Neuropathology Core Julia Kofler, MD
Data Management & Statistics Core
Steven Belle, PhD, MScHyg
Clinical Core
Robert Sweet, MD
Neuroimaging Core
Ann Cohen, PhD
Outreach, Recruitment, & Engagement Core
Jennifer Lingler, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
Research Education Component
Howard Aizenstein, MD, PhD

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For more information, please contact Melissa Knox at mlk42@pitt.edu.


November 16, 2021
8:45 am


Hybrid event


University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center