Alzheimer's Talks

A free teleconference series offered by UsAgainstAlzheimer's covering a wide range of topics with leaders in the Alzheimer's community. If you're interested in sponsoring a call, email hjameson@usagainstalzheimers.org.

Latest Talks

Alzheimer's Talks
April 11, 2016

The Alzheimer's Drug Pipeline - Dr. David Morgan

A new analysis released by our ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer’s network shows that 17 new Alzheimer’s drugs could be on the market within the next five years.

Drew Holzapfel, Director of ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer’s, and Dr. David Morgan, CEO of the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute and a founding member of ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer’s, joined us for this month’s Alzheimer’s Talks to discuss the study, "Will the Next Five Years Witness an Innovation Wave in Medicines for Alzheimer’s?”

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Alzheimer's Talks
March 8, 2016

MINDSET Trial - Dr. Lawrence Friedhoff

Dr. Lawrence Friedhoff from Axovant Sciences was our guest for this Alzheimer’s Talks. Dr. Friedhoff has worked in pharmaceutical research and development for more than thirty years. He has led teams that developed and obtained approval for six new drugs, including donepezil (commonly known as Aricept) and he is also the author of the book New Drugs: An Insider’s Guide to the FDA Approval Process for Scientists, Investors, and Patients...

Alzheimer's Talks
January 26, 2016

Before I Forget - Dan Gasby

During our January Alzheimer’s Talks, we were joined by Dan Gasby – the partner in marriage and business with B. Smith, the incredible woman who broke down barriers as a restaurant owner and model and is now facing the challenge of her life: Alzheimer’s disease. The two are doing all they can to make a difference in the fight for a cure.

Dan and B. just published a heartfelt book,...

Alzheimer's Talks
November 18, 2015

Stem Cell Research & Alzheimer's - Dr. Larry Goldstein

Stem cells, which have the ability to develop into different cell types, hold great promise for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Larry Goldstein – Distinguished Professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at University of California, San Diego; Director of the UC San Diego Stem Cell Program; Director of the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center; and Scientific Director of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine...