Designed as a comprehensive course, this annual conference provided participants with the fundamental knowledge and resources, as well as the associated barriers, and challenges on creating new drugs to treat and prevent neurodegenerative disease. Case studies on Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, and Multiple Sclerosis were included in the discussions. The meeting attracted 142 academic, industry, and government scientists from around the world. The ADDF developed this conference in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Click here to view a webcasts of the conference proceedings. There is also an interactive Drug Discovery Tutorial based of the conference, which can be accessed here.