National Event

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

Summer Institute on Aging Research 2010

Date(s): 
07/10/2010 - 07/16/2010
Location: 
Aspen Wye River Conference Center, 201 Wye Woods Way, Queenstown, MD 21658
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This program is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health, and includes lectures, seminars and discussions in research design related to aging, including issues relevant to minority groups.  Opportunities for consultation on the development of research interests and grant applications will also be available.

35 participants will be selected to attend the program. Applications are due March 5, 2010.

More information regarding the program may be found at www.nia.nih.gov/NewsAndEvents/Calendar/SummerInstitute2010.htm

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Office of Special Populations

National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health

Tel:  301-496-0765

Email:  taylor_harden [ at ] nih [dot] gov

NIH State-of-the Science Conference: Preventing Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline

Date(s): 
04/26/2010 - 04/28/2010
Location: 
Natcher Conference Center (Building 45), National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This program is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the Office of Medical Applications of Research of the National Insitutes of Health, and will examine the scientific evidence related to the following issues:

 

-- Factors that are associated with the reduction of risk of Alzheimer's disease;

-- Factors that are associated with the reduction of risk of cognitive decline in older adults;

-- Relationships between the factors that affect Alzheimer's disease and the ones that affect cognitive decline;

-- Therapeutic and adverse effects of interventions to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease, and potential differences in outcomes among identifiable subgroups;

-- Therapeutic and adverse effects of interventions to improve or maintain cognitive ability or preserve cognitive function, and potential differences in outcomes among identifiable subgroups.

 

The conference will also be Webcast live in its entirety beginning April 26, 2010, at http://www.videocast.nih.gov. More information on the program may be found at http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/alz.htm. The final conference statement wil be available on the website approximately 6 weeks after the conference.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

NIH Consensus Development Program Information Center

Tel:   888-644-2667

Email:  nihcdp [ at ] mail [dot] nih [dot] gov

Alzheimer's Action Summit 2010: My Experience, Our Voice

Date(s): 
03/07/2010 - 03/09/2010
Location: 
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
Fees: 
Please visit the summit's website for more details
Sponsor(s): 

This advocacy event is sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association and brings concerned individuals and groups together to speak directly to elected officials about issues related to dementia. The 3-day summit includes an Advocacy Forum; a Diversity Dialogue; a Corporate Roundtable and a National Alzheimer's Gala. More information regarding these events may be found at www.alz.org/summit.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Annetha Hall

Tel:  202-638-8685

Email: annetha [dot] hall [ at ] alz [dot] org

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