National Event

8th Annual Leonard Berg Symposium at Washington University, St. Louis: Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease: Current Considerations

Date(s): 
09/28/2012
Location: 
Eric P. Newman Education Center, 320 S. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110
Fees: 
Please check the symposium's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This symposium will be sponsored by the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center of the Washington University in St. Louis.

More information will be available at http://alzheimer.wustl.edu/Education/Berg/Berg2012/default.htm.

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

Knight ADRC Administrative office

Tel:  314-286-2882

Email:  berg2012 [ at ] abraxas [dot] wustl [dot] edu

25th Annual Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Conference: Alzheimer's Disease Breakthroughs

Date(s): 
02/10/2011 - 02/11/2011
Location: 
Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Boulevard, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27703
Fees: 
$100 for both days ($60 for 1 day)
Sponsor(s): 

This 2-day event features presentations by members of the Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and invited speakers, workshops for participants, educational exhibits, and informal discussion opportunities with presenters.

More information regarding this event is attached.

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

Cheryl Copeland
Tel:  919-660-7510

Email:  cheryl [dot] copeland [ at ] duke [dot] edu

Rapidly Progressive Dementia and Subacute Encephalopathies: Diagnosis and Management

Date(s): 
11/06/2010
Location: 
Marriott Union Square, 480 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Fees: 
$250 for physicians; $200 for nurses, pharmacists, residents, fellows and allied health professionals
Sponsor(s): 

This course is sponsored by the University of California, San Francisco's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and will present the latest cutting-edge diagnostic techniques for rapidly-progressive dementia such as Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease (CJD). An overview of prion disease will be covered, in addition to topics on HIV dementia, autoimmune diseases, delirium and infectious encephalitis.

More information regarding the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
7.5 AMA PRA Category I Credits for physicians. Please check the event's website for continuing credits for nurses and physician assistants
Contact Person(s): 

Office of Continuing Medical Education

University of California, San Francisco

Tel:  415-476-4251

Email:  info [ at ] ocme [dot] ucsf [dot] edu

2011 Keystone Symposia: Adult Neurogenesis

Date(s): 
01/09/2011 - 01/14/2011
Location: 
Sagebrush Inn and Conference Center, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
Fees: 
Please visit the symposium's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The symposium will present novel mechanistic insights into the regulation and functional implications of adult neurogenesis, and plenary topics will range from comparative neurogenesis to neurological disorders and repair.

More information on the event may be found at www.keystonesymposia.org/meetings/viewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=1121

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

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

10th Annual Marian S. Ware Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Retreat at the University of Pennsylvania: Academic Neurodegenerative Disease Drug Discovery: Programs and Partnerships

Date(s): 
10/15/2010
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 - 5:00pm on Friday, October 15, 2010.

More information regarding the event, which also includes a poster session during lunch, is attached.

Contact Person(s): 

Kevin Davies

Tel:  215-662-4474

Email:  daviesk [ at ] mail [dot] med [dot] upenn [dot] edu

10th Annual Harvey A. Friedman Conference: Productive Aging: Cross-Cultural Perspectives from China and the US

Date(s): 
05/25/2010
Location: 
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Brown Hall, Room 100, Danforth Campus (Corner of Forsyth & Chaplin), Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This conference will be held from 8:30am - 12noon on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 and will focus on ideas and development related to productive aging in China and the US. The event is open to the public.

More information may be found at http://centerforaging.wustl.edu/Friedman/2010/default.htm

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Mary Weis

Tel:  314-286-2441

Email:  weism [ at ] abraxas [dot] wustl [dot] edu

The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care Elder Care Services' 2010 Gerontology Symposium: Back to the Future: How Do We Get There?

Date(s): 
04/16/2010
Location: 
Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center, 870 Williston Road, Burlington, VT 05403
Fees: 
$10 Registration Fee. An additional fee of $10 wil be charged for those requiring Continuing Education credits
Sponsor(s): 

This symposium is sponsored by the Vermont Education Health Initiative and the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, in conjunction with The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care Elder Care Services.

Workshops ranging from physical activities, nutritional needs and treatment of dementia will be geared towards health and service providers who work with the older adult population.

Suzanne Kunkel, PhD, of the Miami University and Bill Thomas, MD, of the State University of New York (Binghamton) will be Keynote Speakers at this event.

More information on the symposium is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
6 Continuing Education credits for a variety of health & service providers
Contact Person(s): 

Jeanne Hutchins, MA

Tel:  602-656-0292

Email:  Jeanne [dot] Hutchins [ at ] uvm [dot] edu

ApoE, ApoE Receptors and Neurodegeneration

Date(s): 
06/07/2010
Location: 
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), 320 South Euclid Avenue, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63110
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This NIH/NIA-sponsored symposium will be held between 8am - 5pm on June 7, 2010.

More information on the symposium may be found at http://apoereceptors.anat.uic.edu/symposium/index.html

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

Email:  sydelleb [ at ] uic [dot] edu

16th Update on the Treatment of Alzheimer's and Related Disorders at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Defining the Standard of Care: The Role of Emerging Biotechnologies in Dementia Care

Date(s): 
04/10/2010
Location: 
Thomas B. Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205
Fees: 
$135 for physicians; $90 for residents/fellows/nurses/allied-health professionals
Sponsor(s): 

This educational program is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

It is intended for medical, clinical and other professionals who care for individuals with dementia, and will feature emerging biomarker technologies and their applications in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

More information regarding the event may be found at www.hopkinscme.edu/CourseDetail.aspx/80021653 and on the attached program brochure.

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

Office of Continuing Medical Education

Johns Hopkins Medicine

P. O. Box 64128

Baltimore, MD 21264

Tel:  410-955-2959

Email:  cmenet [ at ] jhmi [dot] edu

 

2011 Keystone Symposia: Neurodegenerative Diseases: The Molecular and Cellular Basis for Neurodegeneration

Date(s): 
02/21/2011 - 02/26/2011
Location: 
Sagebrush Inn and Conference Center, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
Fees: 
Please visit the symposium's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The symposium's focus will be on understanding new molecular and common mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal lobar dementia and other neurodgenerative diseases.

More information regarding the event may be found at www.keystonesymposia.org/Meetings/viewMeetings.cfm?MeetingID=1122&subTab=reg

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

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

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