National Event

Demographics of Aging in the Americas: How Should We Prepare for an Aging Population in Mexico and the U.S.A.?

Date(s): 
09/17/2013 - 09/19/2013
Location: 
Julius Glickman Conference Center, College of Liberal Arts Building, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Fees: 
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The  interdisciplinary conference will examine the changing demographics in Mexico and its impact on the health and financial well-being of aging Mexicans and Mexican-Americans. 

More information on the event may be found at http://lbjschool.austin.utexas.edu/caa/2013-caa/

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Dr. Jacqueline Angel

University of Texas at Austin

Email:  jangel [ at ] austin [dot] utexas [dot] edu

A Truce in the BAP-tist/Tau-ist War? Progress Toward a Unified Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
12/10/2013
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Fees: 
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Leading researchers will discuss the various pathologies underlying current understanding of what causes Alzheimer's disease, and ways in which varying fields of research can offer each other mechanistic clues to find effective therapies for the disease.

More information on the event may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=8a9472c8-f6f9-4094-beac-791da1e1c1d8

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  1-800-843-6927

Email:  customerservices [ at ] nyas [dot] org

Alzheimer's Disease Summit: The Path to 2025

Date(s): 
11/07/2013 - 11/08/2013
Location: 
New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Fees: 
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Leading stakeholders from academia and industry will discuss ways to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer's disease by 2025, by coordinating with governmental efforts to build reseach resources, re-engineer drug development/evaluation systems, and identify novel technologies and financing models.

More information on the Summit may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=a643a4ab-37b7-42f3-b0c9-c5e88909c9b4

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

New York Academy of Sciences

Tel:  1-800-843-6927

Email:  customerservices [ at ] nyas [dot] org

Dementia 2013 Medical Education Conference

Date(s): 
06/01/2013
Location: 
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Fees: 
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Practitioners who attend the course will be provided with the latest assessment and treatment updates on Alzheimer's, Frontotemporal, Lewy body, vascular and other dementias.

More information may be found at www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/live/courses/dementia/overview.asp

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education/UNITECH CommunicationsTel: 1-800-238-6750

Arrowhead's 3rd Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Date(s): 
03/06/2013 - 03/07/2013
Location: 
Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Fees: 
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Plenary and panel sessions at this conference will include presentations on the following key subject areas:  Classification, diagnostics, imaging and outcomes research.

More information may be found at www.tbiconference.com/home/. A program brochure is also attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Arrowhead Publishers & Conferences

Tel:  312-244-3703

Email:  enquiries [ at ] tbiconference [dot] com

2nd Neurological Biomarkers Conference

Date(s): 
03/20/2013 - 03/22/2013
Location: 
HIlton San Francisco Financial District, 740 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Fees: 
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Topics that will be covered in this conference include updates on biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and the frontotemporal dementias.  More information may be found at:

www.gtcbio.com/component/conference/?file=home&cn=2nd+Neurological+Biomarkers&cid=99

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

GTC Conferences

Tel:  626-256-6405

Email:  infogtcbio [ at ] gtcbio [dot] com

2013 National Institute on Aging (NIA) Summer Institute on Aging Research

Date(s): 
07/13/2013 - 07/19/2013
Location: 
National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD 20892
Fees: 
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New investigators to the field of Alzheimer's disease research are encouraged to apply for a 6-day workshop that will be focused on current issues, research methodologies and funding opportunities in the field. Applicants focusing on health disparities research are encouraged to apply!

The Summer Institute will be held on July 13 - 19, 2013 on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
More information regarding the application may be found at www.nia.nih.gov/about/events/2012/summer-institute-aging-research-2013.

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Andrea Griffin-Mann

Email:  griffinmanna [ at ] nia [dot] nih [dot] gov

Targeting Insulin Resistance for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease: From Laboratory to the Clinic

Date(s): 
04/23/2013
Location: 
The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Fees: 
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This symposium highlights the role of insulin resistance in Alzheimer's disease (AD), and explores the current status of clinical trials using insulin and insulin-sensitizing drugs for the treatment of AD.

More information on the conference may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=627a2b1c-e98f-40bf-94cd-eb7b5829ebf1

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

New York Academy of Sciences
Tel:  1-800-843-6927

Email:  customerservice [ at ] nyas [dot] org

6th Edition of Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease (CTAD)

Date(s): 
11/14/2013 - 11/16/2013
Location: 
Westin Gaslamp Quarter Hotel, 910 Broadway Circle, San Diego, CA 92101
Fees: 
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The themes of the conference will include:

-- new conceptual models of Alzheimer's disease;

-- infrastructure needs for international prevention trials;

-- methodological issues;

--preventive and disease-modifying trials

More information may be found at www.ctad.fr/01-presentation/presentation.asp

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

ANT Congres

Tel:  + 33 (0)4 67 10 92 23

Email:  ctad [ at ] ant-congres [dot] com

 

5th Annual FDA/AD Allies Meeting: Pursuing Combination Therapy Development for Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
11/29/2012
Location: 
Hilton Hotel Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
Fees: 
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The primary goal of this meeting will be to explore collaborative partnerships in the development of combination therapies for Alzheimer's disease (AD). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s draft guidance on the development of multiple therapies in combination for AD treatment will also be discussed.

More information about the meeting may be found at www.agingresearch.org/content/calendar/detail/19964

Continuing Education Credits: 
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Contact Person(s): 

Dina Beaumont

Email:  dinabeau [ at ] aol [dot] com

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