Local Event for Researchers & Clinicians

Modification of the Disease Process in Mild Cognitive Impairment in High-Dose B Vitamins (VITACOG Trial)

Date(s): 
07/18/2014
Location: 
Boston Medical Center, Conference Room B612 (Robinson), 72 East Concord Street, Boston MA 02118
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Professors A. David Smith and Helga M. Refsum of the University of Oxford will present the latest updates on the VITACOG trial. Please see attached flyer for more information.

For more information about the Framingham Heart Study, please visit www.framinghamheartstudy.org/index.php

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Framingham Heart StudyTel:  508-935-3418

CEDARTREE 2014 Delirium Bootcamp

Date(s): 
10/23/2014 - 10/24/2014
Location: 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Fees: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Researchers interested in delirium or related fields are invited to attend a 2-day intensive course in delirium research hosted by CEDARTREE ('Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging:  Research, Training and Educational Enhancement'). Attendees will learn about pressing topics in delirium research -- from assessment and methodology to novel technologies and interventions -- and network with colleagues and experts in the delirium field.

For more information on CEDARTREE, please visit www.hebrewseniorlife.org/workfiles/IFAR/CEDARTREE/CEDARTREE.pdf. Specific information on the course and an application form to apply for the 2-day course are attached.

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

Eva M. Schmitt, PhD

Tel:  617-971-5390

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

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education: Dementia: A Comprehensive Update

Date(s): 
05/28/2014 - 05/31/2014
Location: 
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, 138 St. James Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Fees: 
Please check the attached event flyer for more details
Sponsor(s): 

This popular annual review course is organized by Neurology faculty members of Harvard Medical School who specialize in the treatment and management of cognitive and behavioral disorders in individuals with dementia. This year, there will be an optional new half-day symposium on legal and later-stage, long-term care issues in dementia.

More information may be found on the attached flyer or on the following website:  www.hms-cme.net/342209/

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the attached event flyer for more details
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard Medical School Division of Continuing Education

Tel:  617-384-8600

Email:  hms-cme [ at ] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Charles River Association for Memory (CRAM) Spring 2014 Meeting

Date(s): 
03/26/2014
Location: 
Room 130, Boston University School of Education, 2 Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215
Fees: 
Please contact the Association for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This free event will be held from 1-4pm on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, and will feature the following invited speakers who will focus on prefrontal interactions and executive control:

-- Dr. Meno Witter of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology,

-- Dr. Brad R. Postle of the University of Wisconsin,

-- Dr. Mark Laubach of Yale University,

-- Dr. Jeremy K. Seamans of the University of British Columbia

More information may be found at www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/~bradd/CRAM_future.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the Association for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Contact Email:  cram [ at ] bostonmemory [dot] org

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

Date(s): 
09/19/2014
Location: 
Richard B. Simches Research Center, Suite 3.110, Massachusetts General Hospital, 185 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02114
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

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.

Continuing Education Credits: 
6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap, PhD

Tel:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Update on Neurology and Psychiatry of Women: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

Date(s): 
05/15/2014 - 05/16/2014
Location: 
W Boston, 100 Stuart Street, Boston MA 02116
Fees: 
Please see the attached flyer for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This 2-day course will examine gender differences in neurologic and psychiatric diseases during all stages of women's lives, and will include a presentation on women and the risk for Alzheimer's disease.More course information is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education

Tel:  617-384-8600

Email:  hms-cme [ at ] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

 

2014 Bertarelli Symposium: Neuroengineering: Molecules, Minds and Machines

Date(s): 
01/17/2014 - 01/18/2014
Location: 
Armenise Amphitheater, Harvard Medical School, 1st Floor, 210 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The symposium is organized by the Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience & Neuroengineering, and is a joint venture of Harvard Medical School and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne.

More information about the symposium and the Bertarelli Program may be found at www.hms.harvard.edu/bertarelli/index.html 

A tentative agenda is also attached.

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

Gail Townsend

Program Manager

Bertarelli Program

Tel:  617-432-1745

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

Anti-Tau Antibodies that Block Tau Aggregate Seeding In Vitro Markedly Decrease Pathology and Improve Cognition In Vivo

Date(s): 
12/10/2013
Location: 
Room 350, New Research Building, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Alexandra Malby, PhD, of the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston will present at this month's Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's Student/Faculty Journal Club. The event will be co-hosted by Drs Dominic Walsh and Kun Ping Lu of the Harvard Medical School, and will be held between 6:30pm - 8pm. Dinner will be served. RSVP requested.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard Neurodiscovery Center

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

Delirium Superimposed on Dementia

Date(s): 
10/30/2013
Location: 
Cable Synagogue, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston MA 02131
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Donna Fick, PhD, GCNS-BC, FGSA, FAAN, Distinguished Professor of Nursing at Penn State University, will present the first lecture presented by the nation's first Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging:  Research, Training and Educational Enhancement (CEDARTREE) at Hebrew Seniorlife. The event will be held between 8:30am - 9:30am on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.

More information on CEDARTREE is attached.

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

Eva Schmitt, PhD

Tel:  617-971-5392

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

Distinct Alpha-Synuclein Strains Differentially Promote Tau Inclusions in Neurons

Date(s): 
10/08/2013
Location: 
Room 350, New Research Building, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Soyon Hong, PhD, of the Children's Hospital in Boston will present at this Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's Student/Faculty Journal Club. The event will be co-hosted by Drs Brad Hyman and Dennis Selkoe of the Harvard Medical School, and will be held between 6:30pm - 8pm. Dinner will be served. RSVP requested.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard Neurodiscovery Center

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

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