Local Event for Researchers & Clinicians

MGH Gordon Center for Medical Imaging: 2017 Science Symposium

Date(s): 
03/24/2017
Location: 
O'Keefe Auditorium, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Dr. Rudy Tanzi (Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School) will co-present the Elmaleh Annual Lecture at the MGH Gordon Center for Medical Imaging on Friday, March 24, 2017 (9am - 11am). Dr. Tanzi will speak on 'Alzheimer's Disease, A Story of Genes, Glia and Germs'.  More information regarding the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact event organizer for more information
Contact Person(s): 

MGH Gordon Center for Medical Imaging

Tel:  617-724-6204

2017 A Map Through the Maze Conference for Alzheimer Care Professionals

Date(s): 
05/17/2017
Location: 
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for information
Sponsor(s): 

Join more than 700 elder care professionals at the largest conference on dementia in New England at the Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)'s annual "A Map Through the Maze" conference!

The keynote speaker for this year's event is Dr. Brad Dickerson -- the Director of the MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit, and he will speaking on 'Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders:  The Importance of Making an Early Diagnosis'.

More information regarding the conference may be found at www.alzmass.org/map

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact event organizer for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718

Large-Scale Brain Systems Subserving Cognitive and Affective Function: Imaging Biomarkers of Vulnerability and Resilience

Date(s): 
03/31/2017
Location: 
Synagogue, 3rd Floor, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Dr. Brad Dickerson (Director, MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit) is the 2017 Visiting Scholar for the Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging: Research, Trainind & Educational Enhancement (CEDARTREE) program, and he will be presenting a talk on his research from 8:30am - 9:30am on Friday, March 31, 2017.

More information on the CEDARTREE program may be found at www.hospitalelderlifeprogram.org/

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact event organizer for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Sarah Dowal

Email:  sarahdowal [ at ] hsl [dot] harvard [dot] edu

TREM2: From Cellular Dysfunction to Human Patients

Date(s): 
02/21/2017
Location: 
3rd Floor Conference Space (03002), Brigham and Women's Hospital Building for Transformative Medicine, 60 Fenwood Road, Boston MA 02115
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Professor Dr. Christian Haass of the Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases Research at Ludwig Maximilians University will present an update on TREM2 research on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (2pm - 3:30pm). The presentation is part of a 2016-2017 seminar series funded by an NIA Program Project grant.

More information is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases

Tel:  617-525-5200

The Vulnerable Brain: Capacity, Coercion, and the Elderly

Date(s): 
12/15/2016
Location: 
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Bornstein Family Amphitheater, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Center for Law, Brain & Behavior (CLBB) will be presenting a case that involves undetected brain disease, missed opportunities for intervention and the implications for legal and social policy. Case discussants will include Dr. Brad Dickerson of the MGH, and the co-directors of the CLBB - Dr. Judith Edersheim and Dr. Bruce Price.

A reception will be held from 6:30pm - 7pm, followed by the case discussion from 7pm - 8:30pm.

http://clbb.mgh.harvard.edu/vulnerable-brain/

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Masschusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain and Behavior

http://clbb.mgh.harvard.edu/

Genomic Analysis of Neurodegeneration

Date(s): 
08/22/2016
Location: 
Auditorium, Merck Research Laboratories, 33 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Dr. John Hardy, Head of the Department of Molecular Neuroscience at University College London, will give a presentation on the above topic on Monday, August 22, 2016 from 10am - 11am at the Merck Research Laboratories in Boston.

A flyer regarding the talk is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Fiona P. Elwood, PhD

c/o Merk Research Laboratories

Tel:  617-992-2000

DEMENTIA: A Comprehensive Update (2016)

Date(s): 
06/08/2016 - 06/11/2016
Location: 
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, 138 St. James Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The Harvard Medical School's Continuing Education Office will be offering a 3.5-day course on dementia geared towards physicians and other interested clinicians. The multidisciplinary, cutting-edge course had been offered for approximately 20 years, and feature course presenters from a number of academic research centers, including several from the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

More information is attached, and may also be found at:

www.hmscmeregistration.org/events/dementia-a-comprehensive-update/event-...

Continuing Education Credits: 
27.75 AMA PRA Category I Credits
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard Medical School Continuing Education Office

Tel:  617-384-8600

Email: ceprograms [ at ] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

2016 Bertarelli Symposium: Translating Neuroscience: From Concept to Clinic

Date(s): 
04/16/2016
Location: 
Auditorium, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience and Neuroengineering is pleased to present its 2016 symposium with a focus on treatment for autisum sprectrum disorders and precision medicine for hearing loss. The Keynote Lecture will be presented by Al Sandrock, MD, PhD -- the Chief Medical Officer of Biogen. Dr. Sandrock will speak on Biogen's Aducanumab drug for Alzheimer's disease.

A symposium flyer is attached. More information about the event may also be found at http://bertarelli.hms.harvard.edu/symposium

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Gail Townsend

Global Program Manager

Tel:  617-432-1745

Email:  gail_townsend [ at ] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Recognizing and Treating Alzheimer's Disease: Moving Towards Early Diagnosis and Disease Management

Date(s): 
04/02/2016
Location: 
W Boston Hotel, 100 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association, the symposium will provide an overview of the latest research and clinical findings on Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Brad Dickerson, Director of the MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit, and a member of our Center's Clinical and Neuroimaging Cores, will serve as Chair of the symposium.

More information on the event may be found at www.medlearninggroup.com/cme-programming/ad-detect/

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Med Learning Group

Tel:  908-358-6466

Email:  info [ at ] medlearningroup [dot] com

A Map Through the Maze 2016

Date(s): 
05/18/2016
Location: 
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Join more than 700 elder care professionals at the largest conference on dementia in New England at the Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)'s annual "A Map Through the Maze" conference! The keynote speaker for this year's event is Dr. Laura N. Gitlin,  a Professor in the Department of Community-Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Nursing.

More information regarding the conference may be found at www.alzmass.org/map

Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718

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