Heather Snyder is the VP of Medical and Scientific Relations at the Alzheimer’s Association. She oversees Association initiatives that accelerate Alzheimer’s research and provideopportunities for the global dementia community. She is responsible for overseeing the progress the Association has made in Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding. She leads the Association’s International Research Grant Program and strategic funding initiatives, through which the Association funds investigations that advance understanding of Alzheimer’s and moves the field toward solutions for the global Alzheimer’s crisis. As the world’s largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is currently investing over $300 million in more than 920 active best-of-field projects in 45 countries.