National Event

Targeting Metals in Alzheimer's and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Date(s): 
11/29/2012
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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Sponsor(s): 

Presented by the New York Academy of Sciences, presenters will discuss the 'Metal Hypothesis of Neurodegenerative Diseases' and include a review the early clinical experience of the PBT2 compound.

The symposium will be held from noon - 4pm.

More information on the event may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=1c84a5bc-6abb-4a61-9ac1-6bf360b4c096

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

Mt. Sinai Medical Center's 11th Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium

Date(s): 
01/19/2013 - 01/20/2013
Location: 
Miami Beach Resort, 4833 Collins Avenue, Mami Beach, FL 33140
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

The event's theme will focus on the progression rates from normal to mild cognitive impairment and then to dementia. The symposium itself will be held on January 19, while a workshop and a public education form on early Alzheimer's disease will be held on January 20.

For more information on the program, please visit www.mcisymposium.org/html/program.html

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

Conference SecretariatTel: 224-938-9523Email:  meetings [ at ] worldeventsforum [dot] com

4th Annual ApoE, ApoE Receptors & Neurodegeneration Symposium: ApoE and Alzheimer's Disease: Modulators of Risk

Date(s): 
06/03/2013 - 06/04/2013
Location: 
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, 1 Leavey Center, Washington, DC 20057
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Funded by an NIH/NIA program project grant (P01 AG030128), this annual symposium will feature keynote presentations by Bradley T. Hyman, MD, PhD, of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD, of The Gladstone Institutes.

More information may be found at http://apoereceptors.anat.uic.edu/symposium/index.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Please refer to http://apoereceptors.anat.uic.edu/symposium/index.html for contact information.

New Frontiers in Neurodegenerative Disease Research

Date(s): 
02/03/2013 - 02/08/2013
Location: 
Santa Fe Community Center, 201 W. Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Please see the attached flyer for a list of session topics that will be covered in this symposia.

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

Please visit www.keystonesymposia.org/index.cfm?e=Web.Contact for contact information

2012 NIH Toolbox Public Conference

Date(s): 
09/10/2012 - 09/11/2012
Location: 
Please visit www.nihtoolbox.org for more information
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The NIH Tookbox for Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function is a set of brief yet comprehensive measurements designed for use in large-scale research epidemiological studies or clinical trials. This conference will feature lectures,. interactive demonstrations and panel discussions about the development, testing and use of the NIH Toolbox in biomedical research.More information may be found at www.nihtoolbox.org.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Email:  nihtoolbox-info [ at ] northwestern [dot] edu

Dementia 2012: A Continuing Medical Education Conference

Date(s): 
06/02/2012
Location: 
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Fees: 
Physicians: $75.00. Cleveland Clinic Alumni: $45.00. Others: $55.00
Sponsor(s): 

This course is targeted towards clinicians who treat patients with dementia, including family/primary care physicians, neurologists, psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health care professionals.

More information may be found at www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/live/courses/2012/dementia2012/overview.htm

Continuing Education Credits: 
6.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Phone:  702-483-6024Email:  mandarl [ at ] ccf [dot] org

Targeting the Vasculature in Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Date(s): 
05/04/2012
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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Sponsor(s): 

Presented by the New York Academy of Sciences and the Alzheimers' Drug Discovery Foundation, this conference will present the current clinical knowledge of the vascular connection to Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis. Novel vascular approaches to intervention that can be applied to Alzheimer's disease therapeutic development will also be explored.The symposium will be held from 8:30am - 6pm.More information on the event may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=bde9cfc1-fa98-467a-8075-7e91c15eb9f4

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

Military Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
05/07/2012 - 05/08/2012
Location: 
Hyatt Arlington Hotel, 1325 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Considerable evidence suggests that military exposures such as traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder increase risk for developing neurodegenerative diseases that can cause dementia. The Alzheimer's Association, in conjunction with The Veterans Health Research Institute, will explore challenges in this field on May 8.More information may be found at http://act.alz.org/site/Calendar?id=100801&view=Detail.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association
Tel:  1-800-272-3900

Love, Loss and Laughter: Seeing Alzheimer's Differently

Date(s): 
04/25/2012
Location: 
Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, 3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), the NYC Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Pace University College of Health Professions are sponsoring a free public symposium on caregiving on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

An exhibition of 85 photographs of families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer's disease taken by sociologist Cathy Greenblat, PhD, is also held in conjunction with the symposium. The exhibition will be held from March 14, 2012 - April 28, 2012.

More information may be found at www.pace.edu/lovelosslaughter and www.lovelossandlaughter.com.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Pace University

1-866-722-3338

World Pharma Congress: 4th Annual Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Conference

Date(s): 
06/05/2012 - 06/06/2012
Location: 
Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

Join leading researchers on a 2-day conference that will include a keynote presentation by Dr. Dennis J. Selkoe of Harvard Medical School and the following exciting sessions:

-- Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Discovery

-- Novel Approaches to Drug Discovery Through Alternative Targets

-- Updates on Pre-Clinical Candidates and Their Targets

-- Better Diagnosis, Discovery and Development Through Imaging

More information regarding the conference may be found at www.worldpharmacongress.com/

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

World Pharma Congress

Tel:  781-972-5400

Email:  reg [ at ] healthtech [dot] com

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