PIA Overview:

Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer's Disease

 

This PIA was established in September 2020.

Executive Committee


Chair: Timothy Hohman
Vice Chair: Rachel Buckley
Programs Chair: Judy Pa
Communications Chair: Frances-Catherine Quevenco
Early Career Representative: Justina Avila-Rieger
Steering Member – Human: Michelle Mielke
Steering Member – Human: Michael Ewers
Steering Member – Non-Human: Roberta Brinton
Steering Member – Non-Human: Liisa Galea

 

PIA Objectives:
  1. Develop a robust research forum to facilitate transdisciplinary conversations about the biological contributions of sex and gender to Alzheimer's disease including input from model systems, epidemiology, neuroscience, and genomics.
  2. Provide training and support to help early career investigators properly integrate considerations around sex biology into their ongoing research.
  3. Provide input and support on the Alzheimer's Association annual Facts and Figures section on sex biology to ensure it remains up-to-date and on the cutting-edge of scientific discovery.
  4. Encourage PIA member-driven research projects on sex differences in AD and related disorders.

 

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