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14th World Summit on Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia Care Research and Awareness

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It is a great pleasure to welcome you to Boston, Massachusetts, USA on behalf of Organizing Committee for the 14th World summit on Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia Care Research and Awareness scheduled on August 31–September 01 2018. , Alzheimer’s summit 2018 conference creates a platform for expert’s interaction simultaneously with networking opportunities and also provides an opportunity to explore the innovative ideas of the other communities, companies and associations.

Being held in the breath-taking city of Boston, Alzheimer’s summit 2018 will be the ideal meeting point ​for the leading Neurologists, Neuroscientists, Neurosurgeons, Neuroradiologists, Interventional radiologists, Physiatrists, Emergency medicine specialists, International speakers, Scientists, Researchers, University Professors, Students, College Faculty members, Primary care Physicians, Hospitalists, Nurses and Nurse practitioners, Rehabilitation specialists, Physical, Occupational and speech Therapists, Pharmacists, Business Entrepreneurs, Healthcare professionals and investigators to meet, network with different medical and scientific interactions. As a special designed cluster forum of Keynote talks, Plenary sessions, Workshops and Symposia along with Oral and Poster presentations, panel discussions with round table sessions focusing on interdisciplinary aspects as well as current and future concepts for epidemiology, research, prevention, and treatment of Neurological disorders like Strokes, Paediatric stroke, Nursing, Neurocritical care, Alzheimer’s and Dementia and diagnostic methods/devices, biomarkers and on-going Clinical trials..

It is an meticulous program which is scheduled for two days with the theme of “Emerging Concepts, Progressions and Awareness in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia”. Let us unite to expand the knowledge on Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia Care Research and its Awareness on Aug 31 – September 01 2018, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Overall, we need to learn from each other, share knowledge and best nearby practices to favourably manage our patients.

The Motto and exigency of Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia Care Research and Awareness:

As you are aware, Neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is an emergent condition in USA and European countries like France, Germany and Poland over the last decade. This summit means to provide an in-depth review of the pathophysiology, diagnostic methods, and therapeutic approaches of Alzheimer’s and to raise awareness on it. Internationals and national experts will talk and share the most recent ideas and harmony in the Management of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

This conference escalates the expertise of all members in their distinctive sectors of Alzheimer’s Disease Causes, Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis and mechanisms, Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Aging and Gerontology, Geriatrics Care Practice and Awareness Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence, Neurodegeneration and Genetics, Memory Disorders, Neuro-immunology, Movement Disorders, Neuroinfectious Diseases, Neuro-Oncology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurological diagnostic Biomarker, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Nursing Interventions, Care and Outcomes, Dementia Care Practice and Research, Neurology Palliative Care, Neuro stroke, Mood disorders, Neuropharmacology and Neurobiochemistry.

Alzheimer's can be defined as a gradually progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized of memory impairment and subsequent disturbances in personality, mood, reasoning and perception, Beta amyloid plaques and Neurofibrillary tangles of tau protein pathology are prime suspects of neuronal cell death in Alzheimer’s, Patients with high cholesterol levels in the blood, Hypertension, Diabetes, Smoking and Obesity are the major modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular diseases which would be an risk factors for both Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.

Dementia is a collective word of brain diseases that characterised of mental illness, Personality impairment, Mood disorders, Psychological impairment, Cognitive alteration, Sleep disorder, Muscular functioning and Hallucinations, where amnesia is the prime symptom of it, And it is also crucial to remember the fact that dementia isn't always a natural a part of aging.

Boston City

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States founded in 1630, and the capital city of Massachusetts it is a fine metropolitan city that covers the census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country. It is occupied by many colleges and universities which makes it an international centre of higher education, Boston is surrounded by the "Greater Boston" region and is contiguously bordered by the cities and towns of Winthrop, Revere, Chelsea, Everett, Somerville, Cambridge, Watertown, Newton, Brookline, Needham, Dedham, Canton, Milton, and Quincy.

Boston education is highly ranked and some of the most renowned and top universities in the world are located near Boston. Three universities with a major presence in the city, Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, are located just outside of Boston in the cities of Cambridge and Somerville, known as the Brainpower Triangle.

About its clime summers are typically warm and humid, while winters are cold and stormy, with occasional periods of heavy snow, spring and fall are usually cool to mild. Fog is fairly common, particularly in spring and early summer. While coming to its economy, Boston is among the top 30 most economically powerful cities in the world. Encompassing $363 billion, the Greater Boston metropolitan area has the sixth-largest economy in the country and 12th-largest in the world.

The city of Boston has got many spots to visit are Freedom tail, boston public garden, museums, parks, sights and landmarks and water sports, And visiting nearby cities (a big bonus in Boston, since New York is right next door). And there is always some sort of festival; after all, there are 250,000 students in this buzzing city. Whenever you visit Boston, it really does have something for everyone and certainly Boston has it all.

Who to attend:

This is a great platform to enhance the knowledge and to socialized with confederates, Professors, scholars, Research scientists, colleagues and peers from various sectors across the world, it reinforce and refresh your thoughts on Neurodegenerative disorders, It gives you an opportunity to present researches, to promote the products, new technologies and services through exhibiting it, Beyond the sessions, enjoy the time you have abroad. Spend some time sightseeing and visiting nearby cities.

Target Audience:

Neurologists, Physicians, Neuroscientists, Specialists, Researchers, Health care professionals, Professors, Industrial Experts, Neurosurgeons, Psychiatrist, Nutritional Scientists, Lecturers and Students from Academia in the study of Alzheimer and Dementia and Students from Academia in the research of Neurology

Scope and Overview

Alzheimer's is the most widely recognized type of dementia, a general term for memory misfortune and other subjective capacities sufficiently genuine to meddle with everyday life. Alzheimer's illness represents 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.

Alzheimer's exacerbates after some time. Alzheimer's is a dynamic ailment, where dementia side effects bit by bit exacerbate over various years. In its beginning times, memory misfortune is gentle, yet with late-arrange Alzheimer's, people lose the capacity to bear on a discussion and react to their condition. Alzheimer's is the 6th driving reason for death in the United States. Those with Alzheimer's experience a normal of eight years after their side effects end up noticeably recognizable to others, however survival can run from four to 20 years, contingent upon age and other wellbeing conditions.

Today, there is an overall exertion under approach to discover better approaches to treat the malady, defer its beginning, and keep it from creating.

Scientific Sessions/Tracks

We invite the contributions related to 14th International summit on Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia Care Research and Awareness scheduled on August 31–September 01 2018. This is the best point to meet and assemble professors, Chairs, Dean’s, Assistant & Associate professors, Lecturers, scholars, Delegates and researcher practitioners from all the corners of the world to talk, share, debate and spotlight the most recent clinical approaches and therapeutics in overcoming neurodegenerative disorders and to raise awareness among individuals,

It is a meticulous program which is scheduled for two days with the theme of “Emerging Concepts, Progressions and Awareness in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia”.

You can submit your work in these broad themes (or) any other topics related to the themes. Abstracts of all the related interest areas are accepted, but are not limited to the following sessions:

Conference Sessions and Highlights

Alzheimer’s Summit 2018 invites the best expertise to share their research experiences from various sectors of evolving fields of Alzheimer’s Disease Causes| Diagnosis and Prevention| Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis and mechanisms | Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease| Vascular Dementia| Aging and Gerontology| Geriatrics Care Practice and Awareness Neuroscience| Cognitive Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence| Neurodegeneration and Genetics| Memory Disorders| Neuro-immunology| Movement Disorders| Neuroinfectious Diseases| Neuro-Oncology| Neurology and Neurosurgery| Neurological diagnostic Biomarker| Neuro-Ophthalmology| Nursing Interventions| Care and Outcomes| Dementia Care Practice and Research| Neurology Palliative Care| Neuro stroke| mood disorders| Neuropharmacology and Neurobiochemistry.

Session on Alzheimer’s Disease Causes, Diagnosis and Prevention
Alzheimer's can be defined as a gradually progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized of memory impairment and subsequent disturbances in personality, mood, reasoning and perception. It caused by a combination of lifestyle, genetic, and environmental factors that gradually impairs the brain.

It can be diagnosed by evaluating subject’s medical history, testing mental and mood status (NINCDS-ADRDA), lab tests and brain scans. An ongoing clinical trial conducted by Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN), is to test whether antibodies to beta-amyloid can reduce the accumulation of beta-amyloid plaque in the brains with such genetic mutations and thereby reduce, delay or prevent symptoms and it can also be impeded by choosing the diet carefully.

Session on Alzheimer’s disease Pathogenesis and mechanisms
Beta amyloid plaques and Neurofibrillary tangles of tau protein Pathology are prime suspects of neuronal cell death in Alzheimer’s it caused by accumulation of abnormally folded A-beta and tau proteins and Plaques of small peptides 39–43 amino acids to form Beta-amyloid which comprises amyloid precursor protein (APP) and a transmembrane protein that pierce the neuron's membrane. It later forms a fibrils of amyloid protein clump which get deposited in neurons to form a dense senile plaques, amyloid fibrils disrupts the cell’s calcium ions homeostasis and induces apoptosis of neurons which results in neurodegeneration affecting brain functioning.

Session on Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s disease
More than 400 clinical trials are presently looking at new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and many of them are actively recruiting. Many of the researches are based on decreasing the toxic effects of amyloid-beta in the brain, targeting amyloid production, blocking the accumulation of amyloid-beta into plaques, Aiming at Tau, Improving Cognition with Serotonin and Dietary Supplements.

Session on Vascular dementia
Vascular dementia is the wider term for dementia associated with brain damage from impaired blood flow to the brain. The various types of dementia are Single-infarct, Multi-infarct dementia, Subcortical vascular dementia (Binswanger's disease), and Mixed dementia. Its clinical symptoms are Problems with planning or organising, concentrating, including short periods of sudden confusion and Memory, language and visuospatial skills also get affected.

Anyone can be affected by Vascular dementia, but several factors increase the risk. These include: High blood pressure, Smoking, Diabetes, High cholesterol, History of mild warning strokes, Evidence of disease in arteries elsewhere and Heart rhythm abnormalities, while no remedy can reverse the damage that has already been occurred, treatment to prevent extra strokes may be very essential.

Session on Ageing and Gerontology
Gerontology is scientific study of aging process and concerned with physical, mental, and social aspects and implications of aging. The field of gerontology is actually quite broader, containing many professionals who focus on different aspects of aging and development.

Gerontologists include practitioners and researchers in the areas fields of nursing, medicine, criminology, biology, social work, physical and occupational therapy, psychology, sociology, psychiatry, dentistry, economics, political science, architecture, geography, pharmacy, public health, housing, and anthropology. There are several theories of aging but none has been accepted.

Session on Geriatrics Care Practice and Awareness Neuroscience
Geriatric health care practice also known as "elder care health management, it is a process of planning and coordinating care of the old aged individuals and others with physical and/or mental abilities to meet their long term care needs, enhance their quality of life, and carried their independence for as long as possible. It involves in working with persons of old age and their families in managing, rendering and furnishing various types of health and social care services.

Awareness is attention plus working memory, and Awareness has a quite specific definition, Neural systems that controls and regulate to attenuate awareness in humans whose central and peripheral nervous system provides more instructions than cognitive sites in the brain can assimilate.

Session on Cognitive Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence
Cognitive neuroscience is scientific study of neural mechanisms which connects cognitive psychology, neurobiology, neurology, mathematics, physics, linguistics, philosophy and computer science, as well as artificial intelligence, which includes psychophysical experiments, electrophysiological studies of neural systems, functional neuroimaging, and increasingly cognitive genomics and behavioural genetics.Artificial Intelligence (AI) entails the study of cognitive phenomena in machines one of the realistic desires of artificial intelligence is to put aspects of human intelligence in computer systems.

Session on Neurodegeneration and Genetics
Neurodegeneration marked by gradual loss of neuronal structure and its functions, including death of neurons, The most common neurodegenerative diseases are Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Degenerative nerve diseases have an effect on many of your body's activities, which includes balance, movement, talking, respiration, and coronary heart function, many of these diseases are genetic, sometimes the reason is a scientific condition which include alcoholism, a tumour, or a stroke, other reasons can also include pollution, chemicals, and viruses, sometimes the purpose is not known. Degenerative nerve diseases include Alzheimer's disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Friedreich's ataxia, Huntington's disease, Lewy body disease, Parkinson's disease and Spinal muscular atrophy.

Session on Memory Disorders
Memory Disorders is a collective term marked by damage or injury of neuroanatomical structures that affects the storage, retention and memory recall process of brain, The major causes for memory impairment are Brain strokes, High blood pressure, Medications, Diabetes, Brain trauma or head injury and nutritional deficiencies.

A various types of diseases in which memory storage get halted are Alzheimer's Disease, Corticobasal Degeneration, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Frontotemporal Dementia, Huntington's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Vascular Dementia.

Session on Neuro-immunology
Neuro-immunology is a vast branch of science that combines the nervous system and immune system together. This field assist in regulating thermogenesis, behavior, sleep, and mood which can be tormented by pro-inflammatory cytokines released by means of activated macrophages and monocytes throughout infection. Neuroinflammation and neuroimmune activation were shown to play a role in the aetiology of a variety of neurological problems which includes stroke, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis,https://alzheimers.global-summit.com/ pain, and AIDS-related dementia, however cytokines and chemokines also modulate CNS function in the absence of overt immunological, physiological, or mental challenges.

Session on Movement disorders
Movement disorders refers to a group of nervous system characterized of movement disorders are clinical syndromes with both an excess of motion or a paucity of voluntary and involuntary actions. Individuals with a motion disorder suffer from a breakdown in the normal flow of neurological messages and this result in involuntary muscle motion. Common types of movement disorders are Ataxia, Cervical dystonia, Chorea, Dystonia, Functional movement disorder, Multiple system atrophy, Myoclonus, Progressive supranuclear palsy, Restless legs syndrome, Tardive dyskinesia, Tourette syndrome, Tremor and Wilson's disease.

Session on Neuroinfectious Diseases
Neuroinfectious Disease is an infection of nervous system that covers Brain and Spinal cord. The causative agents for neuroinfections may be Bacteria, fungi, viruses, proins and occasionally protozoa or parasites, infection of brain results in inflammation like encephalitis, meningitis, Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, HIV-associated neurodegeneration, Neurosarcoidosis, HTLV 1 myelopathy hereditary spastic paraparesis and Transverse myelitis.

Symptoms of bacterial or fungal central nervous system infections may include: Severe headache, Back pain, Stiff neck, Confusion, Weakness, Fever, Seizures and Paralysis whereas viral central nervous system Symptoms Fever Irritability, Not wanting to eat, High-pitched cry, Head and neck pain and Seizures.

Session on Neurology and Neurosurgery
Neurology is a branch of science that deals with neurological disorders, diagnosis and treatment of conditions and illness of nervous system. Neurological learning is heavily based on the area of neurobiology, it involves the central and peripheral nervous systems consisting of their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, inclusive of muscle, Neurological exercise rely closely on the field of neuroscience that is the medical study of the nervous system.

The main types of illness neurosurgeons treats are: Tumours of the brain, spine and skull, trauma to the head and spinal cord degenerative spinal conditions and prolapsed discs, cerebral (brain) aneurysms and strokes, epilepsy, infections, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease , certain psychiatric disorders, congenital conditions such as spina bifida, conditions that affect cerebro-spinal fluid flow such as hydrocephalus, pituitary tumours and neuroendocrine disorders.

Session on Neurological diagnostic Biomarker
Biomarkers in neurology are an indicator assist in evaluating physiological, pathological or pharmacological affect to a therapeutic intervention. For example Alzheimer's disease biomarkers used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease are neurochemical indicators,

It been said that the beta-amyloid biomarker shows 80% or above specificity, in evaluating AD from dementia. It is believed that it acts as a biomarker will present a future for diagnosis of AD and eventually treatment of AD. Current biomarkers for Alzheimer’s are BACE1, Soluble Aβ precursor protein (sAPP) and Autoantibodies, apart from this neuroimaging like MRI, PET, SPECT, CT and others are used to asses Alzheimer’s, dementias and normal brain aging.

Session on Neuro-Ophthalmology
Neuro ophthalmology is a branch that deals with ophthalmic conditions and diseases with neurological problems and different optic nerve disorders. It combines Ophthalmology, Neurology, an radiology together. Neuro-ophthalmology is usually non-procedural, but neuro-ophthalmologists are well expertise to perform eye muscle surgical treatment to treat adult strabismus, optic nerve fenestration for idiopathic intracranial high blood pressure, and botulinum injections for blepharospasm or hemi facial spasm.

Session on Nursing Interventions
Health nursing is a well experienced and qualified nurse in mental health that cares for people of all ages with mental conditions like schizophrenia, psychosis, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, dementia, and many more. Mental health nurses, especially CPNs, are involved in counselling, which can range from casual chats through to based, one-to-one psychotherapy sessions.

The major duty of a psychiatric nurse is to maintain a healthy and positive therapeutic relationship with patients and direct communication is necessary for developing it.

Session on Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-oncology deals with the study of brain and spinal cord tumours, which is usually life threatening. The most common causes of tumours are environmental toxins, genetics, stress, diet, local trauma or injury and inflammation or infection. Types include malignant tumour and benign tumours. The most common symptom is Headaches as result of intracranial pressure an early symptom of brain it get worsened by Valsalva maneuver causing awakening from sleep which is quite different than migraine. In tumours BBB get disrupted, once there is a disruption of the BBB it can be detected by MRI and CT is considered as a main indicator for diagnosis of tumours like meningioma’s, malignant gliomas and brain metastases.

Session on Dementia Care Practice and Research
Dementia is a chronic condition of the mental health caused by brain disease or injury marked by memory inabilities, personality impairments, and impaired reasoning. Dementia care practice is a process optimizing patient’s quality of life, functional independence, health, and wellbeing, all of whom may additionally struggle physically, emotionally, and financially from their diverse relationships to the sickness.

Session on Neurology Palliative Care
The importance of palliative care extends far past ‘end-of-lifestyles treatment for most cancers sufferers, There are some of crucial regions for palliative care exactly in neurology and a regularly developing call for it – now not least because of ever higher lifestyles expectancy charges worldwide.

Example of patients with glioblastoma with this progressive disorder, the need for palliative care constantly will increase. It’s far tough to mention for sure the factor in time at which palliative care need so be initiated, experience shows that factors of palliative medicinal drug are employed and primarily, organized early on in the path of the disorder, even at some point of oncological treatment.

Session on Neuro stroke
A stroke or cerebrovascular accident is the unexpectedly growing loss of brain functions because of disturbance in the blood supply to the brain, caused by a blocked or burst blood vessel. In emergency conditions neurological damage get worsened which may results in bleeding (haemorrhagic strokes) and death. The strokes like ischemic stroke, thrombotic stroke, haemorrhagic stroke, intracerebral haemorrhage and subarachnoid haemorrhage are the various types of neuro strokes.

Symptoms includes sudden onset of numbness, weakness, confusion, difficulty speaking, vision loss, dizziness, imbalance and severe headache. It can be prevented by monitoring diet, regulating blood pressure and diabetes levels, physical work out and quitting smoking.

Session on Mood disorders
Mood disorders are a set of illnesses that presents a serious change in mood. The major categories are Depression and Bipolar disorders. The subject may experience euphoric, mania, hyperactive, over inflated ego, persistent depressive disorder and seasonal depressive disorders. The Psychiatric Disorders and Mood Disorders is interlinked in its nature it means that the subject with psychiatric disorders has a chance of developing Depression. The other mood disorders are Cyclothymic disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia), Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder and Depression induced by substance use or medication.

Session on Neuropharmacology and Neurobiochemistry
Neuropharmacology is the study of drug actions on nervous system, mainly deals in developing the compounds for human’s benefits with psychiatric and neurological disease. Behavioural neuropharmacology focuses on how drugs have an effect on human behavior (neuropsychopharmacology), along with the study of how drug dependence and addiction affect the human brain. In depth it represents the neural mechanism and interactions of neurotransmitters, neuromodulators, enzymes, second messengers, neuropeptides, necrohormones, co-transporters, ion channels, and receptor proteins in the central and peripheral nervous systems. Neurochemistry is the study of neurochemicals which consist of neuromessenger and other molecules such as psychopharmaceuticals and neuropeptides, that effect the function of neurons by operating of neurons, synapses and neural networks. Neurochemists examine biochemistry and molecular biology of organic compounds in the brain and their functions in neural processes as brain plasticity, neurogenesis, and neural differentiation.

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