National Event

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: 
Please check the event's website for more information
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: 
Please check the event's website for more details
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

NIH Alzheimer's Research Summit: Path to Treatment and Prevention

Date(s): 
05/14/2012 - 05/15/2012
Location: 
Natcher Conference Center (Building 45), National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This program is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institute on Aging (National Institutes of Health), with support through the Foundation for NIH.

Session topics include 'Interdisciplinary Approach to Discovering & Validing the Next Generation of Therapeutic Targets for AD', 'Challenges in Preclinical Therapy Development', 'Who to Treat, When to Treat & What Outcomes to Measure?', 'Non-Pharmacological Interventions', 'Drug Repurposing & Combinatorial Therapy', and 'New Models of Public-Private Partnership'.

More information may be found at www.nia.nih.gov/background-and-description-alzheimers-disease-research-summit-2012

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Email:  niaadresearchsummit [ at ] mail [dot] nih [dot] gov

6th Annual Indiana Alzheimer's Disease Center 2011 Spring Symposia

Date(s): 
03/30/2012 - 03/31/2012
Location: 
Riley Outpatient Center Auditorium, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health,705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202
Fees: 
$35 for the Friday, March 30, 2012 symposium. No cost for the caregiver symposium on Saturday, March 31, 2012
Sponsor(s): 

The Indiana University School of Medicine/Indiana Alzheimer's Disease Center will present its 6th annual Spring Symposia on Friday, March 30, 2012 & Saturday, March 31, 2012.

The theme for Day One of the symposia is "Familial Dementias:  Recent Progress", while the theme for Day Two is "Familial Dementias:  Implications for Patients and Families".

More information on the event is attached.

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

Deborah K. DeBusk

Tel:  317-278-8457

Email:  dkdebusk [ at ] iupui [dot] edu

Frontotemporal Degeneration Caregiver Conference

Date(s): 
02/04/2012
Location: 
University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Research Building, 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19104
Fees: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The University of Pennsylvania will host a caregiver conference and provide updates on frontotemporal degeneration, corticobasal degeneration and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. More information on the conference is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Penn Memory Center
Tel:  215-662-7810

Frontotemporal Degeneration & Primary Progressive Aphasia Caregiver and Professional Education and Support Conference

Date(s): 
03/24/2012
Location: 
Northwestern University School of Law, Thorne Auditorium, 375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60611
Fees: 
Please check the attached brochure for details
Sponsor(s): 

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration and the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center of Northwestern University are proud to sponsor a family caregiver & professional education and support conference for individuals affected by FTD and PPA. The conference will include an update on the latest research and breakout sessions.

A conference agenda is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the attached brochure for details
Contact Person(s): 

Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center

Northwestern University
Tel:  312-908-9023

Email:  k-zachrich [ at ] northwestern [dot] edu

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