2013 Symposium Lectures on Video

Through the generous support of the Winspear Family Center for Research on the Neuropathology of Alzheimer's Disease, the Alzheimer's Disease Center at UT Southwestern is providing videos of all lectures from its symposium “Vascular Mechanisms in Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurodegenerative Disorders." Click on lecture title for video.

Opening Remarks: Mary Quiceno, M.D.

George Perry, Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Biology, UT San Antonio:"Is AD a Metabolic Disorder?"

Oscar L. Lopez, M.D., Prof. of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh: "Vascular Factors and Alzheimer’s" Disease

Hanzhang Lu, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., UTSW, TI Scholar: "Alterations in Brain Blood Supply in Aging and AD"

Harry Vinters, M.D.,Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Neurology, UCLA: "Cerebral Microangiopathies: How They Mediate Cognitive Impairment"

Gustavo C. Román, M.D., Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center: "Worsening of Small-Vessel Disease by Sleep Apnea in Elderly Patients with Cognitive Deficits"

Dr. Mary Quiceno opens afternoon session

Karen Rodrique, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center for Vital Longevity, UTD: "The Effects of Vascular Risk on Normal Brain Aging"

Paula Grammas, Ph.D., Prof. of Neurology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center: "Targeting Vascular Activation: A New Therapeutic Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease"

Sid O’Bryant, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UNT Health Science Center: "Molecular Neuropsychology as a Method for Understanding Cardiovascular – Cognition Links"

Michael D. Devous, Sr., Ph.D., Professor of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center: "The Effect of Beta Amyloid Burden on Brain Function in Healthy Aging and Dementia"

Charles DeCarli, M.D., Professor of Neurology, University of California at Davis: "Trajectories of Cognitive Aging: Heterogeneity, Connectivity and Cognitive Reserve"

Panel Discussion Chaired by Michael D. Devous, Sr., Ph.D. and Kyle Womack, M.D.

Opening Remarks: Mary Quiceno, M.D.

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George Perry, Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Biology, UT San Antonio "Is AD a Metabolic Disorder?"

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Oscar L. Lopez, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh: "Vascular Factors and Alzheimer’s" Disease

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Hanzhang Lu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UTSW, TI Scholar: "Alterations in Brain Blood Supply in Aging and AD"

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Harry Vinters, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Neurology, UCLA: "Cerebral Microangiopathies: How They Mediate Cognitive Impairment"

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Gustavo C. Román, M.D., Blanton Distinguished Endowed Chair; Director, Nantz National Alzheimer Center; Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College; Methodist Neurological Institute, Houston, Texas: "Worsening of Small-Vessel Disease by Sleep Apnea in Elderly Patients with Cognitive Deficits"

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Mary Quiceno, M.D.: Introduction to Afternoon Session

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Karen Rodrique, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center for Vital Longevity, University of Texas at Dallas: "The Effects of Vascular Risk on Normal Brain Aging"

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Paula Grammas, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center: "Targeting Vascular Activation: A New Therapeutic Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease"

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Sid O’Bryant, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center: "Molecular Neuropsychology as a Method for Understanding Cardiovascular – Cognition Links"

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Michael D. Devous, Sr., Ph.D., Professor of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center: "The Effect of Beta Amyloid Burden on Brain Function in Healthy Aging and Dementia"

Charles DeCarli, M.D., Professor of Neurology, University of California at Davis: "Trajectories of Cognitive Aging: Heterogeneity, Connectivity and Cognitive Reserve"

Panel Discussion Chaired by Michael D. Devous, Sr., Ph.D., and Kyle Womack, M.D.

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