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Amgen Alzheimer's Panel & Breakfast

Time: 8:30 AM - 10 AM
Location: Lobby

Join Amgen for an event focused on Alzheimer's research featuring Steve Wood. Steve is a Scientific Director in the Neuroscience Department at Amgen where he leads a team of scientists focused on discovering and developing therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. Over the last 25 years, Steve’s primary scientific focus has been Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Prior to joining Amgen, Steve worked at SmithKline Beecham where he and colleagues helped elucidate the mechanisms of abnormal protein aggregation, a common pathology across numerous neurodegenerative disorders. Steve has led drug development programs at all stages, from basic discovery to early clinical development and is currently the head of Amgen’s Alzheimer’s Discovery Research group.


  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM     Registration, breakfast & networking

  • 9:00 - 9:15 AM     Opening remarks from Amgen’s Steve Wood, Director of Neuroscience

  • 9:15 - 10:00 AM   Panel discussion on Alzheimer’s research