National Event

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

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

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