“Epidemiology of vascular and brain aging in cohorts with large scale imaging and omics data.”
Oct. 18-22, 2019 in San Antonio, TX
Limited to 60 participants, neurepiomics offers interactive extensive training with practical demonstrations in advanced research methods of neurepidemiology with experts from around the world.
Register today to learn cutting-edge brain imaging and novel “omics” tools and their application in epidemiology of vascular and brain aging.
Fri, Oct 18 at UT Health San Antonio ALTC Building Rm 3.304
Epidemiology of Dementia
Lenore J. Launer, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Stroke and VCI in Africa
Rufus Olusola Akinyemi, Ph.D., M.B.B.S., M.Sc., MWACP, FMCP
Lifetime Vascular Brain Ageing
Christophe Tzourio, M.D., Ph.D.
Stroke Epidemiology in the VA CVD and Million Veterans Study
Hugo J. Aparicio, M.D., M.P.H.
Assessing Cognition and Disability in Older Adults in Mexico
Brian Downer, Ph.D.
San Antonio Heart Study and Related Studies
Helen Hazuda, Ph.D.
Introduction into Nutrition Epidemiology
Debora Melo van Lent, Ph.D.
Gait: A Biomarker of Preclinical AD
Mini Jacob, M.D., Ph.D.
Studying Social Determinants of Brain Aging in Cohorts and Clinics
Joel A. Salinas, M.D., M.B.A., MSc
An Overview of Cognitive Assessment in Cohorts & Clinics
A. Campbell Sullivan, PSYD, ABPP-CN
Hands-on Demonstration of Cognitive Assessment (Optional)
A. Campbell Sullivan, PSYD, ABPP-CN, and Vinutha Ganapathy, Ph.D.
Welcome Reception and Dinner at the McNay Art Museum for All Registered Attendees (6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209)
Keynote Presentation: Epidemiology and Genetics of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease
Stéphanie Debette, M.D. Ph.D.
Sat, Oct 19 at UT Health San Antonio ALTC Building Rm 3.304
Gray Matter Morphometry for Population Neuroimaging
Fabrice Crivello, Ph.D.
Structural Brain Imaging: Novel Analytic Methods
Mohamad Habes, Ph.D.
Imaging as a Tool for Population Neuroscience
Tomáš Paus, M.D., Ph.D.
Imaging AD Pathologies and Cognitive Resilience in the Population
Prashanthi Vemuri, Ph.D.
Imaging in Early Onset AD and the LEAD Study
Liana G. Apostolova, M.D., MSc, FAAN
Biomarker Development Strategies for Resting-State fMRI
Peter T. Fox, M.D.
MEMENTO: A French Memory Center Cohort Study
Geneviève Chêne, M.D., Ph.D.
Multi-omics Insights on Neurological Diseases from the Rotterdam Study
M. Arfan Ikram, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
Understanding VCID: Neuroimaging Markers for Small Vessel Disease
Claudia L. Satizabal, Ph.D.
CTE Epidemiology and Brain Banking
Kevin F. Bieniek, Ph.D.
Pathology of Dementias, Primary Age-Related Tauopathy and Successful Aging
Jamie Walker, M.D., Ph.D.
Workshop: Reading MRI Images (Optional)
Pavel Rodriguez, M.D. and Mohamad Habes, Ph.D.
Seminar on Publishing
Bradford B. Worrall, M.D., and George Perry, Ph.D.
Dinner for All Registered Attendees at UT Health San Antonio ALTC
Social Event for All Registered Attendees at Tejas Rodeo Company (Optional)
Sun, Oct 20 at UT Health San Antonio ALTC Building Rm 3.304
Ethics Opportunities and Challenges at the Frontiers of Neurepiomics Research
Donna T. Chen, M.D., M.P.H., and Ruth Berggren, M.D.
Genetics and Phenomics of Outcomes After Stroke
Bradford Worrall, M.D.
Metabolomics of Brain MRI
Zdenka Pausova, M.D., FAHA
Genetics, DNA Methylation and Cognitive Function
Riccardo Marioni, Ph.D., M.S.
Lipidomics for Studying Alzheimer’s Disease
Xianlin Han, Ph.D.
Pharmacogenetics of Vascular Disease
Daniel I. Chasman, Ph.D.
OCT/OCTA and Their Role in Population Studies
Amir H. Kashani, M.D., Ph.D.
Introduction to GWAS, WES and WGS
Anita L. DeStefano, Ph.D.
Hands-on Workshops (Optional):
GWAS and Shared Genetics Exploration – Pleiotropy and Extension to Causal Inference
Murali Sargurupremraj, Ph.D., and Bernard Fongang, Ph.D.
WGS Association Analyses with EPACTS
Chloe Sarnowski, Ph.D.
OCT/OCTA Demonstration in ALTC Room 3.303
Jeong-Hyeon Sohn, M.D.
Mon, Oct 21 at UT Health San Antonio ALTC Building Rm 3.304
Epigenetics of Brain MRI and Related Traits
Myriam Fornage, Ph.D.
Precision Prevention of Brain Aging: Role of Genetics and Omics
Sudha Seshadri, M.D.
Deep Molecular Phenotyping and Precision Medicine in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Carlos Cruchaga, Ph.D.
Transcriptomic Approaches to Neuroendophenotype Discovery
Vincent Diego, Ph.D.
Whole Genome Sequencing in NHLBI’S TOPMed Program
Joshua Bis, Ph.D.
Exploring Structural Variation in the Genome
Kim Carlyle Worley, Ph.D.
Korean Studies in Subcortical Cognitive Impairment
Hee Jin Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Novel Measures of White Matter Injury in Aging and Dementia
Charles DeCarli, M.D.
MELODEM: Methods for Longitudinal Studies in Dementia
Hands-on Workshops (Optional):
Xueqiu Jian, Ph.D.
WGCNA and More Advanced Methodology
Habil Zare, Ph.D.
Closing Reception and Dinner at La Fonda on Main for All Registered Attendees (2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212)
Tues, Oct 22 at UT Health San Antonio ALTC Building Rm 3.304
Omic Functional Follow-up: Challenges and Solutions
Joshua M. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.
Pleiotropic and Causal Mechanisms Involved in cSVD
Murali Sargurupremraj, Ph.D.
AMP-AD: Data Integration and Systems Biology Approaches
Hans-Ulrich Klein, Ph.D.
Social and Behavioral Research in Diverse Populations
Gladys Maestre, M.D., Ph.D.
Dimpy Shah, M.D., Ph.D.
Vascular Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease
Veronica Galvan, Ph.D.
Preclinical Studies in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Bess Frost, Ph.D., and Sarah C. Hopp, Ph.D.
Optional Tour of the Biggs Institute
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