Local Event for Researchers & Clinicians

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

MIT/MGH Initiative: Symposium in Neuroscience

Date(s): 
09/06/2013
Location: 
Singleton Auditorium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 43 Vassar Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Join our Center Director, Dr. Brad Hyman, with other renowned neuroscientists for a panel symposium in neuroscience. The event will be held from 8:30am - 12:30pm on Friday, September 6, 2013.

More information is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Tel:  617-253-5748

A Map Through the Maze 2014

Date(s): 
05/21/2014
Location: 
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for details
Sponsor(s): 

SAVE THE DATE -- The Alzheimer's Association's popular annual professional dementia care conference will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Stay tuned for updates on www.alz.org/MANH.

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

William Reiter

Director of Education

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718 x 2001

Email:  william [dot] reiter [ at ] alz [dot] org

Community Research Forum @ AAIC 2013

Date(s): 
07/17/2013
Location: 
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

In collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter), the following three leading international scientists will present updates on the latest research findings at the 2013 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)'s Community Research Forum:

- Dr. William H. Thies (Senior Scientist in Residence, former Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Alzheimer's Association),

- Dr. Ronald C. Petersen (Cora Kanow Professor of Alzheimer's Disease Research, Mayo Alzheimer's Disease Research Center),

- Dr. Reisa A. Sperling (Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School) 

The Forum will be held in the Ballroom of the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel on July 17, 2013 from 6:30 - 8:30pm.

More information may be found at www.alz.org/aaic/program/community-forum.asp

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

AAIC Conference Contact

Tel:  312-335-5790

Email:  aaic [ at ] alz [dot] org

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

Date(s): 
05/29/2013 - 05/31/2013
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 three-day 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. The cutting-edge course is in its 16th year, and attracts some 400 participants from all over the world each year.

More information may be found on the attached flyer.

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

High Content Imaging & Analysis: Applications in Basic and Translational Research

Date(s): 
12/12/2012
Location: 
Goldenson Room 122, Harvard Medical School, 220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Dr. Justin D. Boyd of the Laboratory of Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston will present several applications of High Content Analysis (HCA) with respect to basic and applied cell biology research, particularly with emphasis on the nervous system.

More information regarding the talk is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center

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

Neurobiology of Brain Disorders

Date(s): 
08/05/2012 - 08/10/2012
Location: 
Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, Easton, MA 02357
Fees: 
Please check the conference website for more details
Sponsor(s): 

This conference will feature topics that inlcude synaptic dysfunction, autophagy, protein misfolding/aggregation, mitochondrial biology and RNA binding proteins.More information may be found at www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2012&program=neurbrain

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the conference website for more details
Contact Person(s): 

Jie Shen, PhD

Conference Chair

Email:  jshen [ at ] rics [dot] bwh [dot] harvard [dot] edu

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