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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!
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.
'The Genius of Marian' is a film that follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease as her son (the filmmaker) documents her struggle to hang onto a sense of self. The film will be shown on several days in January 2014 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115).
Join us for an evening of the latest research updates at this annual event! The following researchers from our Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will be featured:
-- Drs. Brad Hyman and Rudy Tanzi will highlight new directions in brain research,
-- Dr. Steve Gomperts will present 'New Imaging Methods in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases',
-- Dr. Mark Albers will speak on 'Early Diagnosis in Alzheimer's Disease'
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, had served as the Medical Chair of this successful event, and he will continue to do so this year!
The Harvard College Alzheimer's Buddies program will host its first symposium at the First Parish Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist (3 Church Street, Cambridge, MA 02138) on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 1:30 - 4:30pm. The symposium will include presentations by Harvard clinicians and researchers who are working in Alzheimer's disease.
More information regarding the symposium and the Alzheimer's Buddies program is attached.
The Annual Memory Ride organized by the Alzheimer's Association will take place on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from the Devens Museum Field in Devens, MA.
Exciting events for the Ride will include a "Family Ride", "30 Mile Introductory Ride", "62 Mile Metric Century Ride", and the challenging "100 Mile Century Ride".
For more information regarding the event, please visit www.alz.org/manh/in_my_community_60517.asp
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 26th annual scientific poster symposium on Friday, February 8, 2013 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.
Join jazz pianist and Action physician Elliot Steger and his Jazz Trio in an annual gala concert to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. This concert is presented by The Liberty Alzheimer Partnership of Greater Concord and the gala is called "The Color of the Night is Purple'!
The event will be held at the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA, 02421. A festive reception featuring a complimentary wine bar will start at 6:30pm, followed by the jazz concert at 7:30pm.
Tickets are $30.