25th Annual Massachusetts ADRC & Boston University ADC Poster Session

February 8, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

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 25th annual scientific poster symposium on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 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 AD 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.

This event will also be co-sponsored by the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center.

Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap, PhD

Telephone:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Massachusetts Clinical Research Education Day and Health Fair

October 21, 2011 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Hosted by State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez (D - Jamaica Plain) and Boston University/Boston Medical Center, the Harvard Clinical & Translational Science Center and the Tufts Clinical & Translational Science Institute, the event will feature a speaker series, health screenings, a luncheon at noon, and free giveaways.

This fun-filled event will take place at the Massachusetts State House (24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02133).

Contact Person(s): 

ReSPECT Registry

Tel:  617-414-1971

Email:  Respect [ at ] bu [dot] edu

The 3rd Annual Allan D. Morrison 5K Run/Walk To Benefit Lewy Body Dementia

October 15, 2011 - 10:00am

A 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Melrose National Guard Armory Building (120 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176) and all proceeds will be benefit the Lewy Body Dementia Association (www.lbda.org).

A registration form for this event is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Coleen Greco

Tel:  info [ at ] allandmorrison5k [dot] com

Framingham History Center Memory & Meaning Series: The New Frontier of Slowing Brain Aging - Preventing Dementia

September 8, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sudha Seshadri, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Boston University, will present data from the Framingham Heart Study on aging of the brain, including genetic and lifestyle risk factors.

The presentation will take place in the Edgell Memorial Library, 3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA 01703, and will start at 7pm.

Tickets are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members.

Contact Person(s): 

Framingham History Center

Tel:  508-872-3780

Remembering H. M.: By Catalyst Collaborative @ MIT

April 12, 2012 - 7:30pm - May 13, 2012 - 7:00pm

Produced by Catalyst Collaboration @ MIT, a science theater collaboration between the Underground Railway Theater & MIT, the World Premiere of Remembering H.M. will explore the life & Times of Henry Molaison, who was unable to form new memories after experimental brain surgery at the age of 27.  H.M.'s personal tragedy became neuroscience's golden opportunity...

Written & directed by Wesley Savick.

Contact Person(s): 

Central Square Theater

450 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge MA 02139

Tel:  617-576-9278

Website: centralsquaretheater.org

Taking Action Against Alzheimer's: A Networking Dinner

July 29, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

A networking cocktail & dinner event will be held at The State Room, 60 State Street, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02109 on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2011. For more information regarding the event, please see the attached flyer.

Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association

Tel:  1-800-272-3900

Meet Me at the Coolidge...and Make Memories

May 24, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join fans of classic films (1930s - 1960s) in this free interactive event designed specifically to encourage audience discussion and reminiscence on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Coolidge Corner Theater, 290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446.

The program will be guided by trained facilitators, and complimentary popcorn and drinks will be served!

More information is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Hearthstone Alzheimer Care

Tel:  781-674-2884 ext. 119

Email:  cahill [ at ] thehearth [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association 12th Annual Night at the Pops: Carnevale for a Cause!

May 18, 2011 - 5:30pm

Come celebrate the 31st annivesary of the Alzheimer's Association & enjoy an evening of the Dukes of Dixieland music, live/silent auctions and prize drawings throughout the evening.

For more information regarding this exciting event, please visit http://alz.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=470954

Contact Person(s): 

Sheila Watnick

Tel:  617-393-2008

Email:  sheila [dot] watnick [ at ] alz [dot] org

5th Annual Partners HealthCare Boston Health and Fitness Expo 2011

June 25, 2011 - 10:00am - June 26, 2011 - 5:00pm

This annual free event is sponsored by Partners HealthCare, the parent organization of the Massachusetts ADRC, and WHDH & CW 56 stations. Fun and educational programs including exhibits, health-screenings, presentations by health experts and local celebrities will entertain and inform both adults and kids.

The 2-day event will be held at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center (900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115).

Contact Person(s): 

Heather Hazelton

Email:  healthexpo [ at ] cw56 [dot] com

Telephone:  617-248-5520


Paul Magnes

Email:  healthexpo [ at ] whdh [dot] com

Telephone:  617-725-0760

Chinese Folk Art Workshop Benefit Performance for the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center

March 19, 2011 - 2:00pm

The Chinese Folk Art Wokshop (www.folkartboston.org) will be presenting a benefit performance for the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center (GBCGAC) on Saturday, March 18, 2011 at the Virginia Wimberly Theatre located at 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116.

All proceeds from the performance will benefit the services and programs for the elderly served by the GBCGAC.

More information regarding sponsorship opportunities for the event is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Wendy Wong

GBCGAC Funding & Development Manager

Tel:  617-357-0226

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