National Event

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

2012 Keystone Symposia: Clinical and Molecular Biology of Acute and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathies AND ApoE, Alzheimer's and Lipoprotein Biology

Date(s): 
02/26/2012 - 03/02/2012
Location: 
Keystone Resort, 21996 US highway 6, Keystone, Colorado 80435
Fees: 
Please visit the symposium's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The epidemiological and neuropsychiatric aspects of sports-related/blast-related syndromes and their overlap with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementias and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis will be reviewed at the conference. New experimental therapeutics research, advances in functional neuroimaging and molecular pathology will also be explored.

More information on the conference is attached, and may also be found at www.keystonesymposia.org/Meetings/viewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=1185&subTab=program

This meeting is jointly held with the Keystone Symposia's concurrent meeting on ApoE, Alzheimer's and Lipoprotein Biology:

www.keystonesymposia.org/Meetings/ViewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=1182

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Please visit www.keystonesymposia.org/AboutUs/ContactUs.cfm for more contact information

Tau and Tauopathies: Pathogenic Mechanisms

Date(s): 
03/28/2011 - 03/30/2011
Location: 
J. David Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The Gladstone Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease and the Deutsches Zentrum fur Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft are jointly sponsoring a symposium highlighting the latest insights into the pathologic mechanisms of tau. Speakers from the United States, Europe and Japan will be presenting their research findings.

More information may be found at www.gladstone.ucsf.edu/gladstone/site/gind/section/2496

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

Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease

Tel:  415-734-2000

Fax:  415-355-0826

9th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium: New Criteria for Prodromal and Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
04/29/2011 - 04/30/2011
Location: 
Eden Roc Hotel, 4525 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Fees: 
Please check the attached event flyer for more details
Sponsor(s): 

Sponsored by the Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai Medical Center, this symposium will provide a forum for discussions on advances in research on the early stage of Alzheimer's disease.

Three mini-symposiums will be held: "Risk Factors for Progression from Normal Aging to MCI & Dementia", "Studies in Preclinical AD:  Diagnosis and Progression", and "Studies in Prodromal AD:  Diagnosis and Risk for Progression".

More information may be found at www.mcisymposium.org/index.asp or on the attached event brochure.

Continuing Education Credits: 
11.5 AMA PRA Category I Credits for Physicians. 11.5 Contact Hours for Psychologists
Contact Person(s): 

Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders

Tel:  305-674-2592

Email:  mcisymposium [ at ] msmc [dot] com

Frontotemporal Dementia and Primary Progressive Aphasia Caregiver Education and Support Conference

Date(s): 
03/21/2011
Location: 
Lurie Hughes Auditorium, The Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, Northwestern University, 303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Fees: 
Please see the attached event brochure for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Co-sponsored by the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration and the National Aphasia Association, the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center of Northwestern University presents a day-long educational program for caregivers of individuals with frontotemporal dementias or primary progressive aphasia.

In addition to presentations by experts in the morning, there will also be breakout sessions in the afternoon on "Newly-Diagnosed FTD", "Newly-Diagnosed PPA", "Legal Planning" and "Managing Behaviors".

More information on the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Tel:  312-908-9023

Email:  CNADC-Admin [ at ] northwestern [dot] edu

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