C13 - Clinicopathological Correlation Session in Dementia

Event Time: Saturday May 4, 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Topic(s): Aging, Dementia, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neurology
Director(s): David Irwin MD
Description: This program will consist of didactic session from experts in the field of neurodegenerative disease. This will include an overview of clinicopathological associations in Alzheimer's disease and healthy aging, dementia with Lewy bodies, behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia, and primary progressive aphasia. Gross brain autopsy images and photomicrographs of microscopic findings for each major class of neurodegenerative disease (i.e., Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, Frontotemporal degeneration with tauopathy, and Frontotemporal degeneration with TDP-43 proteinopathy) will be reviewed and discussion of the most frequent clinical syndromes associated for each of these proteinopathies included.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to obtain familiarity with main neuropathological diagnoses underlying dementia, gain in-depth knowledge of clinical-pathological associations in dementia syndromes, and understand the principles of interpretation of molecular imaging results based on clinicopathological associations in dementia.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge

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