National Event

Statistical Methods Conference on Aging and Dementia

Date(s): 
09/24/2015
Location: 
Main Lounge (Garden Room), Searle Conference Center, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W Harrison Street, 5th Floor, Professional Office Building, Chicago, IL 60612
Fees: 
$30
Sponsor(s): 

The goal of this 1-day conference is to advance novel statistical methods for the study design and analysis in aging and dementia research. Abstract submission and conference registration are open to all interested researchers.

A Call for Abstracts is attached. More information on the conference may be found at www.alz.washington.edu/WEB/smcHome.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Annie Barz

Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center

Email: anne [dot] barz [ at ] rush [dot] edu

5th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Date(s): 
04/15/2015 - 04/16/2015
Location: 
Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington DC 20005
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Join leading researchers at the annual Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Conference on the latest updates on TBI research and treatment management. Several of the presentations will feature on tau biomarkers.

More information may be found at: www.tbiconference.com/home/

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

Arrowhead Publishers and Conferences
Email:  enquiries [ at ] tbiconference [dot] com

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration 2015 Education Conference

Date(s): 
04/25/2015
Location: 
Doubletree Hotel, 7450 Hazard Center Drive, Mission Valley, CA 92108
Sponsor(s): 

Join experts and caregivers at the annual Education Conference organized by the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration to hear more about the latest research and care practice for individuals affected by Frontotemporal Disorders.

More information is attached, and may also be found at www.theaftd.org/newsroom/aftd-2015-education-conference

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

Liz Neal

Email: eneal [ at ] theaftd [dot] org

Learning from Cancer to Advance Neurodegeneration Drug Discovery and Development

Date(s): 
06/11/2015
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 100007
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for information
Sponsor(s): 

Hear from leaders in the field of cancer biology on how insights from the field may help advance new therapeutic development for neurodegenerative diseases. The conference starts at 8:30am and ends at 4:30pm.

www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=3d45d72b-6f78-45ce-97a3-ccdb2adf3d8e

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

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  212-298-8600

Advances in ALS and FTD Genetics Workshop

Date(s): 
11/14/2014
Location: 
Thurgood Marshall West Ballroom, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) are 2 disorders with overlapping genetic and pathological hallmarks. This symposium will provide a forum for different research groups to provide research updates, discuss opportunities for collaborations and data-sharing, and identify prospective research opportunities on different platforms.

More information may be found at https://meetings.ninds.nih.gov/index.cfm?event=home&ID=9159.

A preliminary meeting agenda is also attached.

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

Amelie Gubritz (Scientific Contact)

301-496-5680

Deb Freaner (Logistics Contact)

301-412-7124

Gene Network Changes in Alzheimer's Disease: Potential Points for Therapeutic Intervention

Date(s): 
11/03/2014
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Leading researchers will discuss research on the identification of microglial gene network associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD), how these phenotypes may be modulated to alter the course of AD pathology, and how a better understanding of peripheral immune biology may lead to the development of therapeutics and peripheral biomarkers for AD.

More information may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=aab66945-ade9-4287-b696-aa6d858e73f2

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

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  212-298-8640

Email:  customerservices [ at ] nyas [dot] org

Cognitive Health Disparities Research and National Policy

Date(s): 
11/05/2014
Location: 
Walter T. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington DC 20001
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Sponsored by the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR), this workshop will address 3 topics that are aligned with the priority areas set by the federal National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA): 

-- disparities in cognitive aging,

-- the recruitment of ethnically and racially diverse populations for research,

-- gaps and opportunities in prevention and translational research for minority older adults and their caregivers.

More information on the workshop may be found at www.rcmar.ucla.edu/gsa14/index.php

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

Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR)
Tel:  310-794-9494

Email:  rcmar [ at ] ucla [dot] edu

U.S. DHHS Administration for Community Living: 2014 Webminar Series on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Date(s): 
07/22/2014 - 09/25/2014
Location: 
Webminar (please see link below)
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

The National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Community Living (ACL) are co-hosting the following webinars on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias:

Webinar #1: Updated on Alzheimer's disease and Related Dementias Resources (on July 22, 2014)

Webinar #2:  Community Collaborations for Assisting People with Alzheimer's and Dementias:  The Steps to Success (on August 28, 2014)

Webinar #3:  Alzheimer's Research Updates (on September 25, 2014)

For more information on registering for these online events, please visit www.acl.gov/NewsRoom/NewsInfo/2014/2014-Webinars-Alz.aspx

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

Office of the Administrator

Administration for Community Living

Tel:  202-401-4634

Email: aclinfo [ at ] acl [dot] hhs [dot] gov

Charleston Conference on Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
02/26/2015 - 03/01/2015
Location: 
(TBA) Charleston, South Carolina
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The goals of the conference are to support early-career researchers and foster cross-disciplinary collaborations. Fifteen early-career investigators will be invited to propose novel ideas for AD research at the conference, and three of these researchers will be presented with $50,000 New Vision Awards for their proposals.

More information may be found at https://app.charlestonconferences.org/

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Email:  admin [ at ] charlestonconferences [dot] org

Accelerating the Cure for Alzheimer's Disease through Regenerative Medicine

Date(s): 
11/06/2014
Location: 
Lecture Hall, Searle Conference Center, Duke University Medical Center, 10 Searle Center Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This one-day workshop will address new developments in stem cell research in Alzheimer's disease. More information may be found at http://adstemcellconference.com/index.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

hunsbergerjg [ at ] gmail [dot] com (Joshua Hunsberger, PhD)

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