Updates on Research and Clinical Networking in Latin America

Event Details

Join us on November 15 for a virtual meeting to hear research updates from investigators at the Latin American Brain Health Institute (BrainLat) and the Multi-Partner Consortium to Expand Dementia Research in Latin America (ReDLat). The agenda will include talks focused on values and best practices in international research collaborations and updates from the Brain Bank of the Brazilian Aging Brain Study Group. This meeting will serve as an opportunity to share ideas for future research and networking and explore potential collaborations.

This virtual meeting is hosted by BrainLat and the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) and made possible by support from ReDLat funders, including the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s Association, Rainwater Charitable Foundation, and Alector.

Read more about the Multi-Partner Consortium to Expand Dementia Research in Latin America (ReDLat) and members involved.

View the full agenda and speaker lineup below or here

2021 ReDLat BrainLat Meeting


Successful International Research Collaborations


ReDLat advances

Presentation of working groups (10 min each):

  • Clinical and Cognitive Assessment: Kate Possin, Associate Professor of Neurology, UCSF; GBHI Faculty
  • Neuroimaging: Enzo Tagliazucchi, Neuroscientist, BrainLat
  • Specimen Handling: Jennifer Yokoyama, Associate Professor of Neurology, UCSF; GBHI Faculty
  • Data Management: Nano Santamaría, Psychiatrist and Researcher; Atlantic Fellow, GBHI

The future of ReDLat:


Models and Regulations based on the Brain Bank experience


  • Claudia Suemoto, Associate Professor of Geriatrics, Assistant Professor of Geriatrics, University of Sao Paulo
  • Lea Grinberg, Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology, UCSF; GBHI Faculty

Updates on Latin American and Caribbean Consortium on Dementia

Speaker: Mario Parra, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Strathclyde


Latin American Brain Health Institute

Speaker: Claudia Duran-Aniotz, Co-Director, BrainLat

Seed grant presentations: 
• Short presentations of each seed grant (6 projects; 5 minutes each)


Closing Remarks


Please contact brainlat@uai.cl with any questions.


Current Fellows, Faculty, GBHI Mentors, Global Atlantic Fellows, People with Lived Experience of Dementia, Public, Regional Mentors, Staff

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