Professor Miia Kivipelto

Miia Kivipelto, MD, PhD, is Professor in Clinical Geriatrics at Karolinska Institutet (KI), Center for Alzheimer Research and senior geriatrician and Director for Research & Development of Medical Unit Aging at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Part of her Nordic Brain

Dr Stacie Weninger

Stacie Weninger is the President of FBRI and a Venture Partner at F-Prime Capital Partners. Dr. Weninger received a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Harvard University, and a B.S. degree in chemistry with highest honors from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr Mark McCellan

Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, is Director and Robert J. Margolis, M.D., Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy at the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University. He is a physician-economist who focuses on quality and value in health care, including payment reform, real-world evidence and more effective drug and device innovation. Dr. McClellan is at the center of the nation’s efforts to combat the pandemic and the author of a roadmap that details the steps needed for a comprehensive COVID-19 response and safe reopening of our country.

Global perspectives on public policy challenges in dementia transcript published

The dialogue on health system challenges at the WDC summit 2022 was chaired by Professor Philippe Amouyel, University Hospital of Lille. Professor Sube Banerjee, University of Plymouth, Dr Joanne Pike, Alzheimer's Association, Professor Viji Ravindranath, National Brain Center, India and Dr Gustavo Sevlever, Chairman, Neuropathology Department FLENII Argentina shared perspectives.

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.

Arthena Caston

Arthena Caston was diagnosed with MCI in 2016. Prior to her diagnosis, Arthena was working in customer support for a large insurance company when she began noticing lapses in her memory. At home, Arthena found favorite pursuits, including reading, cooking, and routine trips to the craft store were becoming more challenging.