Alzheimer's disease: a report from the 7th Kuopio Alzheimer symposium

Neurodegener Dis Manag. 2015 Oct;5(5):379-82. doi: 10.2217/nmt.15.31. Epub 2015 Oct 19.


The 7th Kuopio Alzheimer symposium was held on 11-13 June, 2015, in Kuopio, Finland and attracted ~250 attendees from 14 different countries around the world. The theme for the symposium in its seventh year was 'From mechanisms to prevention and intervention of Alzheimer's disease'. The 3-day international scientific symposium composed of seven oral sessions and a poster session. The program, spanning from molecular mechanisms to prevention, prediction, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, provided a forum for the attendees to share their research, network and to obtain a comprehensive overview of the current status and future directions of research into Alzheimer's disease.

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease; biomarkers; brain imaging; diagnosis; prediction; prevention; randomized controlled trial.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alzheimer Disease* / complications
  • Alzheimer Disease* / diagnosis
  • Alzheimer Disease* / therapy
  • Congresses as Topic*
  • Europe
  • Humans