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Join 4 distinguished faculty members of MIT/Boston College in a reading and panel discussion as they discuss the fascinating case of Henry G. Molaison (www.nytimes.com/2010/12/07/science/07memory.html?hpw)!
The event will take place at 6pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at the Stephen D. Bechtel, Jr., Auditorium of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (www.amacad.org). More information is attached.
Members of the Boston-area scientific community are cordially invited to participate in the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center's 25th annual scientific poster symposium on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115). The event will consist of a three-hour poster session in the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) format, and a light breakfast will be served.
Reisa A. Sperling, MD,MMSc, of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will give a talk on "Before the Memories Fade" at the Boston Commission on Affairs of the Elderly Health and Long Term care Task Force's monthly presentation series on November 10, 2011.
The presentation wil be held in Room 115 of the Boston City Hall (1 City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA 02201).
Hosted by State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez (D - Jamaica Plain) and Boston University/Boston Medical Center, the Harvard Clinical & Translational Science Center and the Tufts Clinical & Translational Science Institute, the event will feature a speaker series, health screenings, a luncheon at noon, and free giveaways.
This fun-filled event will take place at the Massachusetts State House (24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02133).
A 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Melrose National Guard Armory Building (120 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176) and all proceeds will be benefit the Lewy Body Dementia Association (www.lbda.org).
A registration form for this event is attached.
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. For several years, our Center's director, Dr. Bradley T. Hyman, has served as the Honorary Medical Chair of this successful event.
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. Since 1989, the Walk has raised more than $347million for the cause.
Sudha Seshadri, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Boston University, will present data from the Framingham Heart Study on aging of the brain, including genetic and lifestyle risk factors.
The presentation will take place in the Edgell Memorial Library, 3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA 01703, and will start at 7pm.
Tickets are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members.
A networking cocktail & dinner event will be held at The State Room, 60 State Street, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02109 on the evening of Friday, July 29, 2011. For more information regarding the event, please see the attached flyer.
The 15th Annual Memory Ride organized by the Alzheimer's Association will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2011 from the Devens Museum Field in Devens, MA.
Exciting new changes for the 2011 Memory Ride includes a "New Family Ride", "20/30 Mile Introductory Ride", and an expanded post-ride party "including showers"!
For more information regarding the event, please visit www.memoryride.org.
This annual free event is sponsored by Partners HealthCare, the parent organization of the Massachusetts ADRC, and WHDH & CW 56 stations. Fun and educational programs including exhibits, health-screenings, presentations by health experts and local celebrities will entertain and inform both adults and kids.
The 2-day event will be held at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center (900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115).