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Alzheimer Day

20th Annual Alzheimer Day

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Thursday, May 8, 2014, 11:30am-4:00pm

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St. 3rd Floor Conference Center
Chicago, IL 60611

RSVP by Friday, April 25th. Register today!

The Mendelson Lecture

"Using Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Treatment Monitoring of Alzheimer's Disease: The Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative"
Michael Weiner, MD
Professor in Residence
Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

Town Hall Meeting

"Don't Look Away: Using Storytelling to Give Voice, Find Connections, and Change Perceptions"
Three families share their stories.

Call for Abstracts

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The CNADC invites Northwestern University members conducting Basic and Clinical Science research in Aging, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Other Dementias and related Neurosciences to submit an abstract to participate in the Alzheimer Day scientific poster session. Categories for poster submission include: 1) Cell & Molecular Biology, 2) Pharmacology, 3) Physiology, 4) Neuroanatomy, 5) Neuroscience, 6) Clinicopathologic Studies, 7) Social and Behavioral Sciences, 8) Health Services, and 9) Clinical Best Practices.

The Marie and Carl Duncan Prize for research in memory disorders will be presented to the researcher with the most meritorious contribution relevant to memory. The winner will receive a certificate of award and $250.

Questions

For questions about Alzheimer Day, please contact Kristine at 312-908-9023 or k-zachrich@northwestern.edu.

About Northwestern Alzheimer Day

Northwestern Alzheimer Day was established to showcase Alzheimer's research conducted throughout Northwestern and to bring this information to the community. The day features a lecture by an outstanding researcher in the field of neurocognitive studies, followed by 45-50 poster presentations by Northwestern clinicians and scientists. Lunch provides an opportunity for scientists and interested members of the community to exchange scientific information and research. A panel presentation and town hall meeting invite audience participation for questions about new treatments and state-of-the-art care.

The CNADC would like to thank the Mendelson Family for their generous support of our annual Alzheimer Day.

We appreciate the support of our Gold Sponsor, Silverado Senior Living, and our Silver Sponsor, Harbor House Memory Care.

This page last updated Mar 19, 2014

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