The Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases is committed to training and career development for tomorrow’s neurodegeneration focused physicians and scientists. Many trainees at BCM, including graduate students, medical students, postdocs, clinical residents, and fellows make critical contributions to CAND research on Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders. Our faculty also teach in many courses offered by the medical and graduate schools. In addition, CAND supports the following unique educational and training opportunities:
During our Cross-disciplinary Alzheimer’s Consensus Research Conference clinicians and researchers unite to learn about the latest advances.
Innovative working group to promote translation from basic discoveries to human applications, including didactic workshops on accessing and analyzing human data relevant to neurodegenerative diseases.
CAND Scholars Program
This unique fellowship program seeks applications from talented BCM postdoctoral trainees engaged in mentored research on Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias and committed to research careers on neurodegenerative disease.