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March 10, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Members of the Boston-area scientific community are cordially invited to submit a poster submission for the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center’s 30th Annual Poster Session that will be held  on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 9 am to noon in the Merck Research Laboratories building (33 Avenue Louis Pasteur) in Boston. The event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.

 

January 11, 2017 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

WGBH and National Public Radio (NPR) will be hosting a panel discussion featuring the producer and director (Elizabeth Arledge) of the documentary Alzheimer's:  Every Minute Counts, an NPR/WBGH news correspondent (Arun Rath), Cape Cod reporter (Greg O'Brien), Mary O'Brien (Greg's wife) and Dr. Rudy Tanzi of the Masschusetts General Hospital on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6:30pm (Yawkey Theater, WGBH Studios, 1 Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135).

October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm

Just Dr. Brad Dickerson -- the Director of the MGH's Frontotemporal Disorders Unit -- and his colleagues and staff to help raise awareness for frontotemporal dementia (FTD) at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA for their FTD Unit Gala. This year, the event will feature a patient and caregiver-centered art show, flamenco dancers, live musical entertainment, auctions, a luxury raffle for a premier travel experience to Southeast Asia and a special performance by Dr. Dickerson himself! 

March 15, 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Members of the Boston-area scientific community and the public are cordially invited to attend the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center and Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's 29th annual scientific poster symposium on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 9:00am - 12:00pm at the Merck Research Laboratories building (33 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston MA 02115).  The complimentary event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.

November 2, 2015 - 10:30am - 2:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Boston Mayor's Elderly Affairs Commission and the Alzheimer's Association, the Boston Alzheimer's Initiative will be presenting a talk on 'What is Alzheimer's Disease?' at 10:30am on Monday, November 2, 2015 at the Boston City Hall (1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02211), followed by a panel discussion and free memory screenings that include clinicians and staff from the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Come join us!

October 31, 2015 - 9:00am - November 4, 2015 - 5:00pm

This expo event will be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210), and will feature more than 190 educational sessions on improving the aging experience. An event brochure is attached!

October 23, 2015 - 6:00pm

The MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit will be hosting an inaugural gala event on Friday, October 23, 2015 at the Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02210. Tickets are $125 each, and may be purchased at https://fundraise.massgeneral.org/mgh-unit.

Check out the Unit's Facebook pages at https://www.facebook.com/ftdunitgala?_rdr=p

October 3, 2015 - 11:00am - October 10, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is collaborating with The Boston Globe, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to produce a week-long series of fascinating events for the public, with a goal of showcasing medical innovations in Boston, and to take challenges in neuroscience, cancer and health care delivery for its 2015 HUBweek program.

Presentations at the MGH that may be of interest include:

-- 'Can Justice be Served When the Newest Brain Science Meets the Law?' on Sunday, October 4, 2015,

September 27, 2015 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

The Massachusetts ADRC is an active supporter of the Alzheimer's Association's (MA & NH chapters) Greater Boston Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraising event -- the Honorary Chair for the Walk is Mayor Martin J. Walsh of Boston!

According to the Alzheimer's Association, the Memory Walk is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. The Greater Boston Walk will be held at North Point Park in Cambridge on Sunday, September 27, 2015 (a route map is attached).

February 27, 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Members of the Boston-area scientific community are cordially invited to participate in the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center and Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's 28th annual scientific poster symposium on Friday February 27, 2015 from 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Thier Conference Room (Ground Floor, Thier Building, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114) at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.

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Announcements

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year Clinical  Fellowship in Dementia at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and related institutions beginning July 1, 2018.

 

The goal of the non-degree program is to introduce exceptionally-qualified individuals to the successes and demands of a clinical career in dementia and related neurodegenerative diseases, and to provide an unparalleled foundation for potential leadership roles in academic medicine, industry or related fields.

Tue, 12/06/2016

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (“MADRC”) is pleased to announce a Call for pilot project proposals on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias for funding from April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018.

Wed, 11/09/2016

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year Clinical  Fellowship in Dementia at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and related institutions beginning July 1, 2017.

The goal of the non-degree program is to introduce exceptionally-qualified individuals to the successes and demands of a clinical career in dementia and related neurodegenerative diseases, and to provide an unparalleled foundation for potential leadership roles in academic medicine, industry or related fields.

Mon, 02/01/2016

The Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center (“HNDC”) and the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (“MADRC”) are co-funding novel ideas for pilot projects aimed at understanding and developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Together, we are pleased to announce a joint call for pilot study applications from investigators within the Harvard community, including the affiliated hospitals and institutions.

Fri, 10/09/2015

The Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Executive Committee on Research (ECOR) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a call for proposals to develop joint ventures that will link basic and clinical research that will accelerate progress towards more effective diagnostic approaches and therapies in clinical neuroscience. All applications must be comprised of a team with at least 1 MIT and 1 MGH faculty member.

A Letter-of-Intent and accompanying proposal coversheet is due by February 6, 2015. More information is attached.

Tue, 01/20/2015

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (“MADRC”) and the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center (“HNDC”) are co-funding novel ideas for pilot projects aimed at understanding and developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases. Together, we are pleased to announce a joint call for pilot study applications from investigators within the Harvard community, including Harvard-affiliated hospitals and institutions.

Thu, 10/23/2014

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year Clinical  Fellowship in Dementia at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and related institutions beginning July 1, 2015.

The goal of the non-degree program is to introduce exceptionally-qualified individuals to the successes and demands of a clinical career in dementia and related neurodegenerative diseases, and to provide an unparalleled foundation for potential leadership roles in academic medicine, industry or related fields.

Mon, 10/20/2014

The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory (http://picower.mit.edu/) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has issued a Call for Applications for a 1-2 year Collaborative Clinical Neuroscience Fellowship Program for research that will be conducted at the Institute. Among other criteria, applicants must be an MD and/or PhD trainee at a clinical level of 4 years or higher in either the Department of Neurology or Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

More information is attached.

Tue, 08/26/2014

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Cener, and the MGH Neurological Clinical Research Institute have joined forces to fund the best novel ideas for pilot projects aimed at uncovering and developing effective treatments for neurodegenetive diseases.

Applications are due on Monday, April 21, 2014.

The Call for Applications is attached.

Thu, 03/06/2014

The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year Clinical Research Fellowship in AD/Memory Disorders at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and related institutions beginning July 1, 2014.

The goal of the non-degree program is to introduce exceptionally-qualified individuals to the successes and demands of a research-oriented career in the neurodegenerative diseases, and to provide an unparalleled foundation for potential leadership roles in academic medicine or industry.

More information is attached.

Tue, 01/28/2014
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