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NGI at the AAIC

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2021) is underway virtually as well as in-person in Denver, Colorado. The hybrid conference started Monday and continues through Friday July 30. Sessions at the meeting focus on clinical treatment and research of Alzheimer disease including biomarkers, disease prevention and treatment, social determinants, and genetics of the disease. This year, there has also been a substantial effort to study the interactions between COVID-19 and Alzheimer disease.

Researchers from the NGI are presenting nearly a dozen abstracts and posters this week to disseminate their hard work. Here is the full list of NGI presenters and their presentation titles:

Yun Ju Sung: Multi-tissue proteomic profiling for genetically defined Alzheimer disease cases. 

Muhammad Ali: Using Amyloid PET as a biomarker to detect progression of early Alzheimer’s disease. Poster #53006

Ciyang Wang: Genome-wide scan of Alzheimer disease cohort identifies genetic loci associated with human brain metabolite levels. Poster #51756

Achal Neupane: Identification of Genetic Modifiers for Alzheimer disease – the Familial Alzheimer Sequencing (FASe) project. 

Brenna Novotny (Kizer): Profiling the metabolic landscape of AD. Poster #50086

Abdallah Eteleeb: Multi-omics data integration reveals clinically meaningful molecular profiles of Alzheimer Disease. Virtual Oral Session #52942 Thursday, July 29, 2021 10:00AM – 11:15AM MT

Victoria Fernandez: Functional exploration of AGFG2, a novel player in the pathology of Alzheimer DiseasePoster #54240

Victoria Fernandez: An enrichment of rare variants and the lysosomal pathways are important contributors to early onset Alzheimer Disease. Virtual Oral Session #55341 Wednesday, July 28, 2021: 1:00PM – 2:15PM MT

Logan Brase: Single nucleus RNA-sequencing of GWAS loci variant carriers elucidates cell-types and transcriptional profile alterations associated with Alzheimer Disease. Poster #54402

Carolina Soriano-Tarraga: Genome-wide DNA methylation analysis of Autosomal Dominantly inherited and sporadic Alzheimer disease brains.

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