Council publishes summit transcript on basic science to new treatments

The Council has published a transcript from a dialogue at the World Dementia Council summit between Professor Bart de Strooper director of the Dementia Research Institute, Dr Maria Carrillo, Chief Scientific Officer Alzheimer's Association, Professor Colin Masters, University of Melbourne and Dr Nadeem Sarwar, Global Head for Genomics Strategy, Eisai. The session was chaired by Dr Howard Fillit, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer ADDF.

The WDC summit took place on Monday 28 March 2022 at the Francis Crick Institute in London, UK. The summit followed a series of global dialogues held over the past year as part of the WDC’s dementia landscape project. A global initiative led by the Council, it has reviewed international progress made against the commitments the G8 made in 2013. The project beings together international leaders across the areas of research, care, awareness and risk reduction. Transcripts of all the conversations of the meeting are being published.