National Event

Apolipoprotein E and Alzheimer's Disease: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies

Date(s): 
01/30/2012 - 02/01/2012
Location: 
Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158
Fees: 
Free for academic attendees. $300 for industrial attendees
Sponsor(s): 

This workshop will focus on the latest developments on the link between ApoE4, Alzheimer's disease (AD)and other disorders of the central nervous system. The translation of scientific insights into new therapeutic strategies for AD will also be discussed.

More information may be found at www.gladstone.ucsf.edu/gladstone/site/gind/section/2571

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

Linda Turney

Tel:  415-734-2513

Email:  lturney [ at ] gladstone [dot] ucsf [dot] edu

Is It Alzheimer's Disease or Frontotemporal Degeneration? An Update on Diagnosis, Management, and Research

Date(s): 
12/12/2011
Location: 
Neurological Institute of New York, Alumni Auditorium, Columbia University Medical Center, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032
Fees: 
Please check the attached event flyer for more details
Sponsor(s): 

Jointly sponsored by Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia & Cornell and The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, the half-day course will feature lectures and case histories on the differential diagnosis, pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of Alzheimer's disease and Frontotemporal degeneration.

More information about the course is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Center for Continuing Medical Education

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Tel;  212-305-3334

Email:  cme [ at ] columbia [dot] edu

 

19th Annual Southern California Alzheimer's Disease Research Conference: When Does It Become Dementia? Transitioning from Healthy Aging to MCI and Dementia

Date(s): 
09/30/2011
Location: 
Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport Hotel, 18800 MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92612
Fees: 
Please check the attached event flyer for more details
Sponsor(s): 

The goals of this conference is to provide the latest information on the clinical, molecular and neuropathological indicators of the transition from healthy aging to MCI and dementia. A range of medical, psychosocial and lifestyle approaches to enhancing the well-being of affected individuals and their caregivers will also be discussed.

A conference schedule is attached.

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

Alzheimer's Association - Orange County Chapter
Tel:  949- 757-3703

Southern California Alzheimer's Disease Centers Research Symposium

Date(s): 
11/02/2011
Location: 
Leichtag Biomedical Research Building, 9500 Gilman Drive, University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Join investigators from 4 Alzheimer's Disease Centers located in Southern California for their biannual research symposium on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 from 1pm - 5pm.
More information regarding the topics to be presented is attached.

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

UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
Tel:  858-822-4800

Email:  adrc [ at ] ucsd [dot] edu

Biomarkers and Brain Imaging of Presymptomatic Alzheimer's Disease: Exploring the Silent Years

Date(s): 
01/24/2012
Location: 
The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Fees: 
Free for Academy Members. $30 for Non-Members ($15 for non-member students/postdocs/fellows)
Sponsor(s): 

Presented by the New York Chapter of the American Chemical Society and the Biochemical Pharmacology Discussion Group, this symposium will explore an integrated view of the structural, functional and biochemical events that precede and may predict Alzheimer's disease and amnestic mild cognitive impairment.

The symposium will be held from 1pm - 5pm.

More information may be found at www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=f1e65c68-cc9a-4ef4-983d-f42ba7e50dd2

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

8th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia in Native Americans: Weaving the Old with the New: Moving Beyond Diagnosis

Date(s): 
10/14/2011
Location: 
Hon-Dah Resort Casino, 777 Highway 260, Pinetop, AZ 85935
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This conference is intended for family and professional caregivers, community and helath care educators and tribal leaders. Attendees will learn strategies to cope with common behavioral concerns and obtain community support. More information is attached.

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

Banner Alzheimer's Institute

Tel:  602-839-6918

Email:  baiinfo [ at ] bannerhealth [dot] com

11th Annual Marian S. Ware Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Retreat at the University of Pennsylvania

Date(s): 
10/28/2011
Location: 
Biomedical Research Building 2/3 Auditorium, 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This event is sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, and will be held from 8:30am - 4:45pm on Friday, October 28, 2011.

More information regarding the event, which also includes a poster session, may be found at:

www.med.upenn.edu/cndr/CNDR2011ResearchRetreat.shtml

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

University of Pennsylvania Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research

Tel:  215-662-4708

5th Neurodegenerative Conditions Research and Development Conference

Date(s): 
09/22/2011 - 09/23/2011
Location: 
Hotel Kabuki, 1625 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Fees: 
Please visit the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Join leading scientists and experts to discuss the latest breakthroughs, novel drug targets, biomarkers and imaging modalities for a variety of neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's and multiple sclerosis at this conference.

More information may be found at www.gtcbio.com/index.php?option=com_conference

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

Global Technology Conferences

Tel:  626-256-6415

Email:  infogtcbio [ at ] gtcbio [dot] com

4th Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's Disease Congress

Date(s): 
11/03/2011 - 11/05/2011
Location: 
US Grant Hotel, 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Fees: 
Please visit the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The topics of discussion at this popular conference will cover new findings on drug discovery, clinical trials of innovative therapies in development, methodological issues relating to disease-modifying treatments, outcome measurements, biomarkers validation and health economics.

More information may be found at on the attached brochure, or at www.ctad.fr

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

Congress Secretariat

Tel:  + 33 (0)4 67 10 92 23

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

Targeting Synaptic Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
05/18/2011
Location: 
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): 

This conference will cover an overview of synaptic function in aging and Alzheimer's disease, and several perspectives on a session dedicated to synaptic targets for drug discovery.

More information may be found at www.nyas.org/events/Detail.aspx?cid=bc9e6a23-a4a3-46be-8d23-9c65504c5169

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

NYAS Membership & Customer Services

Tel:  1-800-344-6902 Option 2

Email:  nyasmembership [ at ] aip [dot] org

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