GCT President, Dr. Jeffrey Apter, is attending The National Alzheimer’s Summit this week.

Started September 24, summit will continue for three engaging days bringing together the very best minds in Alzheimer’s and dementia research network. The summit highlights community efforts to identify common goals, link partners, and unite in the fight against Alzheimer’s.

The most critical trends that are being discussed are patient-centered research and drug development, racial and ethnic disparities, the mobilization of young people, biomarker development to speed the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, and the power of brain health to transform the ways families and communities talk about Alzheimer’s. The participants are striving to control and effectively treat the disease by 2025.