Local Event for Researchers & Clinicians

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

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

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