National Event

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

26th Annual Alzheimer's Regional Conference: Brainstorming

Date(s): 
03/31/2011 - 04/01/2011
Location: 
Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle WA 98101
Fees: 
Please check the attached program brochure for details
Sponsor(s): 

Join the University of Washington Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the Alzheimer's Association (Western & Central Washington State Chapter) for an exciting symposium on the latest diagnostic, research and treatment findings on Alzheimer's disease!

On Thursday, March 31, 2011, a full-day pre-conference schedule consisting of 2 concurrent sessions (Session A:  Advanced Practice/Research & Session B:  Leadership/Marketing) will be offered. On Friday, April 1,  sessions will be offered for advanced practitioners, individuals with early-stage dementia, family or professional caregivers, and administrators and program directors involved in the field.

There will also be a physicians' event on Friday, March 31, 2011 from 6-8pm on "The Future of Alzheimer's Disease" at the Virginia Mason Medical Center Auditorium, featuring a discussion among experts on the current national efforts to revise the clinical criteria for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease and related implications.

More information regarding these events is attached.

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

Lindsey R. Beach

Tel:  206-764-2984

Email:  lindsey [dot] beach [ at ] va [dot] gov

American Aging Associaton's 40th Annual Meeting: Mechanisms of aging: Emerging Concepts

Date(s): 
06/03/2011 - 06/06/2011
Location: 
Marriott Raleigh City Center, 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Fees: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The topics included in this annual meeting will include "MicroRNA and Aging"; "Comparative Biology of Aging", "Stress Resistance in Aging & Disease"; "Translational Research in Aging", "Cardiovascular Aging", and "The Environment & Aging".

A "Transatlantic Symposium" will showcase collaborative projects between scientists in the US and the UK, and an NIA-sponsored symposium will highlight research findings from a variety of Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Aging Research.

More information may be found at www.americanaging.org. A preliminary schedule of presentations is also attached.

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

American Aging Association

Tel:  216-368-3671

Email:  americanaging [ at ] case [dot] edu

2011 Gordon Research Conference on Oxidative Stress and Disease

Date(s): 
03/13/2011 - 03/18/2011
Location: 
Four Points Sheraton/Holiday Inn Express, 1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura CA 93001
Fees: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more details
Sponsor(s): 

The conference will bring together experts with a diverse range of interests related to aspeccts of oxidative stress and disease to discuss the latest findings on basic mechanisms and the development of innovative disease therapies.

Session topics include:

-- Oxidative stress, DNA damage, epigenetics and disease;

-- Oxidative stress & transcriptional regulation in disease;

-- Oxidative stress, miRNAs & disease;

-- Oxidative stress, stem cells & disease

More information regarding the conference may be found at www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2011&program=oxidat

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

Julie K. Andersen

Conference Co-Chair

Buck Institute for Age Research

Email:  jandersen [ at ] buckinstitute [dot] org

2nd Annual ApoE ApoE Receptors and Neurogeneration Symposium: ApoE in the CNS and Periphery

Date(s): 
06/06/2011 - 06/07/2011
Location: 
University of Ilinois at Chicago, Student Center West (SCW), Chicago Rooms, 828 South Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The University of Illinois at Chicago's Program Project Grant (NIH/NIA P01 AG0301280) will present its 2nd annual symposium on "ApoE in the CNS and Periphery" and the event will be held on Monday, June 6, 2011 (8am - 6pm) and Tuesday, June 7, 2011 (8am - 12noon) at the university.

More information on the symposium is attached, and may also be found at http://apoereceptors.anat.uic.edu/symposium/index.html

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

Contact Email:  sydelleb [ at ] uic [dot] edu

AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Advancing Science Seminar Series: Breaching Barriers in Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
04/06/2011
Location: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will present a daylong public program followed by a workshop for participating scientists on translating basic research into clinical treatments for individuals with Alzheimer's disease.

Sessions will include "Glimpses into the Alzheimer's Brain" and "Aberrant Cells and Proteins in Neurodegenerative Disease" and will feature speakers from academia and industry.

For more information regarding registration and schedule of events, please visit www.aaas.org/programs/centers/pe/abelson/

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

Ginger Pinholster

AAAS Office of Public Programs

Tel:  202-326-6440

5th Annual Indiana Alzheimer's Disease Center 2011 Spring Symposia

Date(s): 
03/18/2011 - 03/19/2011
Location: 
Basile Auditorium, Eskenazi Hall, Herron School of Art & Design, 735 West New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Fees: 
$35 for the Friday, March 18, 2011 symposium. No cost for the caregiver symposium on Saturday, March 19, 2011
Sponsor(s): 

The Indiana University School of Medicine/Indiana Alzheimer's Disease Center will present its 5th annual Spring Symposia on Friday, March 18, 2011 & Saturday, March 19, 2011.

On March 18, the symposia's topics will include "New Frontiers in Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Research:  Interventions Across the Continuum of Care", "Update on Frontotemporal Dementias:  From Bedside to Bench", and "Advances in Neuroimaging and Genetics of Memory and Aging".

The 5th Annual Martin Family Caregiver Symposium on "Caring for the Person with Dementia in the Home" will be held on Saturday, March 19.

Please visit the event's website for more updates as they become available:  http://iadc.iupui.edu/current-events/. An updated event flyer is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
TBA
Contact Person(s): 

Deborah K. DeBusk

Tel:  317-278-5500

Email:  dkdebusk [ at ] iupui [dot] edu

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