National Event

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

Association For Frontotemporal Degeneration: 2012 Education Conference and Annual Meeting

Date(s): 
04/27/2012
Location: 
Westin Buckhead Atlanta Hotel, 3391 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta GA 30326
Fees: 
No registration fees
Sponsor(s): 

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration and Emory University are proud to sponsor a day of education, support and networking for persons diagnosed with FTD and caregivers. The conference will include an update on the latest research and breakout sessions from 11:30am - 6pm, with a reception from 6pm - 8pm.

A conference agenda is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

Tel:  267-514-7221

Email:  info [ at ] theaftd [dot] org

6th Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration: An Intensive Course on Translating Research into Drugs

Date(s): 
02/12/2012 - 02/14/2012
Location: 
Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for details
Sponsor(s): 

This conference is designed to provide knowledge and relevant resources on the latest advances in drug discovery for neurodegenerative diseases and is targeted toward academic/industry scientists, business develop[ment/licensing professionals, and young investigators/students. The program will focus on Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Multiple Sclerosis.

More information regarding the conference's program may be found at www.worldeventsforum.com/addf/drugdiscovery/html/program.html

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

Conference Secretariat

Tel:  773-784-8134

Email:  meetings [ at ] worldeventsforum [dot] com

ApoE, ApoE Receptors & Neurodegeneration: ApoE Receptor Biology

Date(s): 
06/04/2012 - 06/05/2012
Location: 
One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa, 1 Ocean Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Fees: 
Free
Sponsor(s): 

Join international investigators at this annual symposium for an update on how ApoE and ApoE receptors affect the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease.

More information is attached.

http://apoereceptors.anat.uic.edu/index.html

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

Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Tel:  507-284-1324

Workshop on Cognitive Aging

Date(s): 
06/13/2012 - 06/17/2012
Location: 
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Fees: 
Please visit the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Topics to be covered in this workshop for students will include:

--Hippocampal formation

--Human neuroimaging techniques

--animal models

--molecular cell biology of cognitive aging

--emerging interventions and therapies

--bioethics of cognitive enhancement

More information may be found at http://meetings.cshl.edu/courses/c-cog12.shtml

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the program office for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings & Courses Program

Tel:  516-367-8346

Email:  meetings [ at ] cshl [dot] edu

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Date(s): 
11/28/2012 - 12/01/2012
Location: 
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Fees: 
Please check the meeting's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Tentative topics to be presented at the 7th meeting of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's meeting on Neurodegenerative Diseases will include:

--Triplet Repeat Diseases

--Tauopathies

--Synucleinopathies

--Cerebral Amyloidoses

--Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

--Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration

--Current Therapies and Prevention

--Cell and Gene Transfer

--Genetics, Genomics and Patient Selection

--Innovative Clinical Study Design

More information may be found at http://meetings.cshl.edu/meetings/degen12.shtml

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the program office for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings & Courses Program

Tel:  516-367-8346

Email:  meetings [ at ] cshl [dot] edu

10th Annual Symposium on Mild Cognitive Impairment and 1st Early Alzheimer's Diagnostic Workshop

Date(s): 
01/14/2012 - 01/15/2012
Location: 
Miami Beach Resort Hotel, 4833 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Fees: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This symposium/workshop will emphasize the early stages of AD and the preclinical deficits that are related with increased risk for dementia, and is targeted for physicians and neuroscientists.

More information may be found at www.mcisymposium.org/index.php. A symposium brochure is also attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for Physicians; 14.5 Continuing Education hours for Psychologists
Contact Person(s): 

Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders

Tel:  305-674-2592

Email:  mcisymposium [ at ] msmc [dot] com

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