Co-sponsored by the Boston Mayor's Elderly Affairs Commission and the Alzheimer's Association, the Boston Alzheimer's Initiative will be presenting a talk on 'What is Alzheimer's Disease?' at 10:30am on Monday, November 2, 2015 at the Boston City Hall (1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02211), followed by a panel discussion and free memory screenings that include clinicians and staff from the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Come join us!
Reservations for the memory screenings must be reserved in advance -- please see the attached flyer for more infomation on the event!
October 31, 2015 - 9:00am - November 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
This expo event will be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210), and will feature more than 190 educational sessions on improving the aging experience. An event brochure is attached!
The Massachusetts ADRC is an active supporter of the Alzheimer's Association's (MA & NH chapters) Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraising event -- the Honorary Chair for the Walk is Mayor Martin J. Walsh of Boston!
According to the Alzheimer's Association, the Memory Walk is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. The Greater Boston Walk will be held at North Point Park in Cambridge on Sunday, September 27, 2015 (a route map is attached).
More information on the Greater Boston 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's may be found on the link below.
The MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit will be hosting an inaugural gala event on Friday, October 23, 2015 at the Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02210. Tickets are $125 each, and may be purchased at https://fundraise.massgeneral.org/mgh-unit.
October 3, 2015 - 11:00am - October 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is collaborating with The Boston Globe, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to produce a week-long series of fascinating events for the public, with a goal of showcasing medical innovations in Boston, and to take challenges in neuroscience, cancer and health care delivery for its 2015 HUBweek program.
Presentations at the MGH that may be of interest include:
-- 'Can Justice be Served When the Newest Brain Science Meets the Law?' on Sunday, October 4, 2015,
-- 'Still Alzheimer's on Wedesday, October 7, 2015,
-- 'Beautiful Brain: The Intersection of Science and Art' on Thursday, October 8, 2015.
Members of the Boston-area scientific community are cordially invited to participate in the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center and Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's 28th annual scientific poster symposium on Friday February 27, 2015 from 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Thier Conference Room (Ground Floor, Thier Building, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114) at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served. This year, there will be space for a total of 32 posters, and the deadline to return completed application forms is Friday, January 30, 2015.
The annual scientific poster symposium showcases the best of local research in Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. It is a prime opportunity to share research findings with other investigators and to learn what other researchers and their laboratories are doing.
A book containing the abstracts for all the displayed posters will be distributed at the event.
We held a Subjects Appreciation Day (with breakfast!) at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02215) on September 13, 2014 to honor the dedication of our research subjects, and would like to share our speakers' presentation slides with those who might have missed the event. We hereby THANK each and everyone of our study participants for their hard work and dedication to research and science!
The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center celebrated its 30th anniversary with a day-long symposium on Friday, September 19, 2014. A copy of the symposium's video is available for viewing at:
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
January 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - January 30, 2014 - 6:00pm
'The Genius of Marian' is a film that follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease as her son (the filmmaker) documents her struggle to hang onto a sense of self. The film will be shown on several days in January 2014 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115).