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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!
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.
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!
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!
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
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,
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).
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.
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:
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!