2021 Schedule 

Part 1

​8:30-8:35

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Haakon B. Nygaard

 

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8:35-8:50

Update on Amyloid Lowering Therapies

Dr. Haakon B. Nygaard

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8:50-9:05

Potential Non-Amyloid Based Therapy for Alzheimer Disease

Dr. Robin Hsiung

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9:05-9:20

Cerebrospinal Fluid Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease: Who, What, When, Where, and Why?

Dr. Mari DeMarco

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9:20-9:35

Q & A Panel

Part 2

9:35-9:50

Who is Mr. Lewy?  What You Need to Know About Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Dr. Dean Foti

 

9:50-10:05

When Dementia Runs in the Family:  Genetic Testing and Research Updates

Emily Dwosh

10:05-10:20

Get involved - An Update on the BC Brain Wellness Program

Dr. Silke Appel Cresswell and Dr. Matt Sacheli

10:20-10:35

Q & A Panel

10:35-10:55

Exercise Break/Intermission  

Ailsa Sirois, B. Kin

Part 3

10:55-11:10

Covid-19 and Dementia: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Dr. Julie Robillard

11:10-11:20

Paul's Club

Nita Levy

11:20-11:30

You’re Not Alone: How the Alzheimer Society of B.C. Continues to Respond to the Needs of People on the

Dementia Journey. Barbara Lindsay

11:30-11:35

VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation

John Andru

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11:35-11:40

Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (PARF)

Dr. B. Lynn Beattie

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11:40-11:55

Q & A Panel

11:55-12:00

Closing Remarks

Dr. Haakon B. Nygaard

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