All Events

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.

September 19, 2014 - 8:45am - 5:30pm

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center celebrated its 30th anniversary with a day-long symposium on Friday, September 19, 2014.  A copy of the symposium's video is available for viewing at: 

http://healthcare.partners.org/streaming/MGH/Alzheimer/index.html

Accreditation:

September 13, 2014 - 9:15am - 12:00pm

We held a Subjects Appreciation Day (with breakfast!) at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02215) on September 13, 2014 to honor the dedication of our research subjects, and would like to share our speakers' presentation slides with those who might have missed the event. We hereby THANK each and everyone of our study participants for their hard work and dedication to research and science!

March 4, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

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 the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center's 27th annual scientific poster symposium to be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 9:30am - 12:30pm [note new start & end time this year!] in the Joseph B.

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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, 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

The goal of this fund is to encourage exploratory and developmental research on Alzheimer's disease within the U.S. and is for new projects only. Financial support will be provided for the early and conceptual plans of projects that may not yet be supported by extensive preliminary data but have the potential to advance biomedical research.

More information may be found at www.cartfund.org/cart/applying-for-a-grant/

Mon, 11/04/2013

This program is intended to forge collaborations between investigators from across the Harvard and MIT communities who have not previously worked together.

Five awards, each consisting of $100,000 per year for 2 years, are available. More information is attached.

Wed, 09/11/2013
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