AAIC 2020: the impact of COVID-19 on Alzheimer’s research, long-term care and the brain

Written by Sharon Salt, Senior Editor

Across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to all aspects of life. At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (21–31 July 2020), the organizers put together a panel discussion for journalists to discuss the impact of the global pandemic on Alzheimer’s research trials, long-term care and the brain. During the panel, we heard from Gregory Jicha (University of Kentucky, KY, USA), Neelum Aggarwal (Rush University Medical Center, IL, USA), Beth Kallmyer (Alzheimer’s Association, IL, USA), Gabriel de Erausquin (UT Health San Antonio, TX, USA) and Maria Carrillo (Alzheimer’s Association). In this conference report, we aim to highlight some...

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