Event

2014 MA Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Harvard Aging Brain Research Participant Appreciation Day

Dates: 
September 13, 2014 - 9:15am - 12:00pm
Description: 

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!

Contact Person(s): 

Tamy-Fee Meneide, MA

Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center's 30th Anniversary Symposium

Dates: 
September 19, 2014 - 8:45am - 5:30pm
Description: 

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will be celebrating its 30th anniversary with a day-long symposium on Friday, September 19, 2014. All health-care professionals are invited to attend and to register for the event at https://www.phscpd.org/activities/activity-detail/massachusetts-alzheimers-disease-research-centers-30th-anniversary-symposiu

Accreditation:

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.

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap

Tel:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Film Event: The Genius of Marian

Dates: 
January 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - January 30, 2014 - 6:00pm
Description: 

'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).

Contact Person(s): 

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Film Ticketing Line:  617-369-3907

27th Annual Massachusetts ADRC, Boston University ADC & Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's Poster Session

Dates: 
March 4, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Description: 

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 the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's 27th annual scientific poster symposium to be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 9:30am - 12:30pm [note new start & end time this year!] in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115).  The event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.

The Alzheimer’s Disease Centers’ annual scientific poster symposium showcases the best of local neurodegenerative diseases research, and provides an opportunity for researchers to meet and share their work. We provide a buffet breakfast, and guarantee stimulating conversations. A program will be distributed at the symposium containing the abstracts from all posters displayed.

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap

Tel:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Harvard College Alzheimer's Buddies: Harvard Alzheimer's Symposium

Dates: 
September 28, 2013 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Description: 

The Harvard College Alzheimer's Buddies program will host its first symposium at the First Parish Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist (3 Church Street, Cambridge, MA 02138) on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 1:30 - 4:30pm. The symposium will include presentations by Harvard clinicians and researchers who are working in Alzheimer's disease.

More information regarding the symposium and the Alzheimer's Buddies program is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Harvard College Alzheimer's BuddiesPhillips Brooks HouseCambridge, MA 02138Email:  alzheimerbuddies [ at ] pbha [dot] org

Path to a Cure: MIND 2013 Research Symposium

Dates: 
October 30, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Description: 

Join us for an evening of the latest research updates at this annual event!  The following researchers from our Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will be featured:

-- Drs. Brad Hyman and Rudy Tanzi will highlight new directions in brain research,

-- Dr. Steve Gomperts will present 'New Imaging Methods in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases',

-- Dr. Mark Albers will speak on 'Early Diagnosis in Alzheimer's Disease'

Contact Person(s): 

Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office

Tel:  617-726-2200

Alzheimer's Association Greater Boston 21st Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's

Dates: 
September 29, 2013 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
Description: 

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. For several years, our Center's director, Dr. Bradley T. Hyman, had served as the Medical Chair of this successful event, and he will continue to do so this year!

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. Once again, the Greater Boston Walk will be held at Canal Park at Cambridgeside Galleria (100 Cambridgeside Place, Cambridge, MA 02111) on Sunday, September 29, 2013.

More information on the Greater Boston 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's may be found at www.alzwalkMANH.org.

Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)Tel:  1-800-272-3900Email:  alzwalkMANH [ at ] alz [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter) Annual Memory Ride

Dates: 
July 13, 2013 - 6:30am
Description: 

The Annual Memory Ride organized by the Alzheimer's Association will take place on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from the Devens Museum Field in Devens, MA.

Exciting events for the Ride will include a "Family Ride", "30 Mile Introductory Ride", "62 Mile Metric Century Ride", and the challenging "100 Mile Century Ride".

For more information regarding the event, please visit www.alz.org/manh/in_my_community_60517.asp

Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718

26th Annual Massachusetts ADRC, Boston University ADC & Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's Poster Session

Dates: 
February 8, 2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Description: 

Members of the Boston-area scientific community are cordially invited to participate in the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center's 26th annual scientific poster symposium on Friday, February 8, 2013 from 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115). The event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.

The Alzheimer’s Disease Centers’ annual scientific poster symposium showcases the best of local neurodegenerative diseases research, and provides an opportunity for researchers to meet and share their work. We provide a buffet breakfast, and guarantee stimulating conversations. A program will be distributed at the symposium containing the abstracts from all posters displayed.

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap

Tel:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Memories in the Making

Dates: 
November 1, 2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Description: 

Participate in a silent & live art auction to benefit the Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter) at the Jewish Community Center (1160 Dickinson Street, Springfield, MA 01108) on Thursday, November 1, 2012.This free event features artwork from local artists as well as individuals with dementia.More information is attached. 

Contact Person(s): 

Tel:  413-787-1113

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