Event

WBGH's "Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts" Screening and Panel Discussion

Dates: 
January 11, 2017 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Description: 

WGBH and National Public Radio (NPR) will be hosting a panel discussion featuring the producer and director (Elizabeth Arledge) of the documentary Alzheimer's:  Every Minute Counts, an NPR/WBGH news correspondent (Arun Rath), Cape Cod reporter (Greg O'Brien), Mary O'Brien (Greg's wife) and Dr. Rudy Tanzi of the Masschusetts General Hospital on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6:30pm (Yawkey Theater, WGBH Studios, 1 Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135).

The panel discussion will be held in conjunction with the screening of a segment from the documentary, which will premiere on January 25, 2017 at 1pm on WGBH 2, and tours of the WGBH studios will be offered as well.

For more information, please check out www.wgbh.org/events/

Contact Person(s): 

WGBH:

Tel:  617-300-2000

30th Annual Massachusetts ADRC & Boston University ADC Poster Session

Dates: 
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Description: 

Members of the Boston-area scientific community are cordially invited to submit a poster submission for the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center’s 30th Annual Poster Session that will be held  on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 9 am to noon in the Merck Research Laboratories building (33 Avenue Louis Pasteur) in Boston. 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 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 PDF containing the abstracts of all the displayed posters is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap

Tel:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Second Annual FTD Unit Gala: A Night With the Arts for FTD

Dates: 
October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
Description: 

Just Dr. Brad Dickerson -- the Director of the MGH's Frontotemporal Disorders Unit -- and his colleagues and staff to help raise awareness for frontotemporal dementia (FTD) at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA for their FTD Unit Gala. This year, the event will feature a patient and caregiver-centered art show, flamenco dancers, live musical entertainment, auctions, a luxury raffle for a premier travel experience to Southeast Asia and a special performance by Dr. Dickerson himself! 

Also, don't forget to check out  the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge on the evening of October 21, 2016, as it will be lit up in " MGH blue" in honor of the evening and the families affected by FTD.

Tickets for the gala start at $175 per person. For more information about the gala, check out:

https://because.massgeneral.org/cambridge/events/a-night-arts-for-ftd/e8...

Contact Person(s): 

Katie Brandt

Email:  katherine [dot] brandt [ at ] mgh [dot] harvard [dot] edu

29th Annual Massachusetts ADRC, Boston University ADC & Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's Poster Session

Dates: 
March 15, 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Description: 

Members of the Boston-area scientific community and the public are cordially invited to attend the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center and Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's 29th annual scientific poster symposium on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 9:00am - 12:00pm at the Merck Research Laboratories building (33 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston MA 02115).  The complimentary event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.

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.

The deadline to submit a poster abstract application form has closed.

A PDF containing the abstracts of all the displayed posters is attached.

 

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap

Tel:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Boston Alzheimer's Initiative's 2015 National Memory Screening Week Event

Dates: 
November 2, 2015 - 10:30am - 2:00pm
Description: 

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!

Contact Person(s): 

Patricia McCormack

Tel:  617-635-3992

Email:  patricia [dot] mccormack [ at ] boston [dot] gov

LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo: Be the Voice!

Dates: 
October 31, 2015 - 9:00am - November 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
Description: 

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!

Contact Person(s): 

LeadingAge

Tel:  202-783-2242

Email:  MyLeadingAgeSupport [ at ] LeadingAge [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association Greater Boston 23rd Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's

Dates: 
September 27, 2015 - 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 -- 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.

Contact Person(s): 

Coordinator: Walk to End Alzheimer's (MA/NH Chapter)

Telephone: 617-868-6718

Email: alzwalkMANH [ at ] alz [dot] org

A Night with the Arts for FTD

Dates: 
October 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
Description: 

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.

Check out the Unit's Facebook pages at https://www.facebook.com/ftdunitgala?_rdr=p

Contact Person(s): 

Katie Brandt

Email: Katherine [dot] Brandt [ at ] mgh [dot] harvard [dot] edu

2015 HUBweek: Where Art, Science and Technology Collide!

Dates: 
October 3, 2015 - 11:00am - October 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Description: 

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.

To learn more about HUBweek, check out www.hubweek.org

Contact Person(s): 

Email: HUBweek [ at ] partners [dot] org

28th Annual Massachusetts ADRC, Boston University ADC & Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's Poster Session

Dates: 
February 27, 2015 - 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, 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.

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap, PhD

Telephone:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

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