Conference opportunity: ADDF offers ten 2012 Young Investigator Scholarships Published: June 1, 2012 By: Dick Cortén This September, the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation will present its 13th international conference, which is expected to attract 150 academic and industry scientists from around the world who seek to accelerated the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. ADDF’s funded investigators and top level scientists in the field will present their current research, provide progress updates and stimulate discussion. (This year’s conference will take place in Jersey City, New Jersey, just across the Hudson from New York City.) Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows may apply for ADDF Young Investigator Scholarships, each of which provides a single registration to attend the conference, the opportunity to present a poster at the conference, and name recognition in the program and on the conference website. There are no geographic restrictions in the competition. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Each applicants is required to submit an abstract of his or her research and to present the corresponding poster at the meeting. Apply through the ADDF website. The submission deadline is July 20, 2012.