August 9 - 13, 2021 | Chicago, IL

AA-ISRI is currently planned as an in-person event. The safety of all attendees is our first priority and we will continue to monitor and share meeting updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Alzheimer’s Association Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute (AA-ISRI) is an immersive, no-cost opportunity for early career researchers in psychosocial care and public health to launch a career in dementia science and accelerate breakthroughs in the field. During the five-day program, experts will offer diverse perspectives on groundbreaking research through group sessions and individual mentoring. Twenty-four applicants will be selected for this exclusive experience.

Advance Your Career and the Future of Dementia Research


Gain knowledge of basic clinical and biological aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia


Make connections with leaders and peers in the field


Develop a draft research proposal for Association and/or NIH funding



Our AA-ISRI faculty members are accomplished and influential leaders in the psychosocial and public health fields.

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How to Apply

Applications for AA-ISRI are now closed. Applications for the 2022 AA-ISRI will open in early 2022.

AA-ISRI is currently planned for in-person, but we will monitor the state of COVID-19 as safety is our first priority.


AA-ISRI is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under Award Number 1R25AG069678-01.