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Browse the calendar below by the categorized tabs to learn more about upcoming events associated with our center. To learn more about our annual events, explore the pages dedicated to Alzheimer Day, PPA Conference, and the Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series.

January 2020

ThursdayJan 1612:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Untangling a case of hereditary frontotemporal dementia

Edward B. Lee, MD, PhD | Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

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Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

February 2020

ThursdayFeb 0612:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: FTLD-TDP Types and Variants

Eileen H Bigio, MD | Paul E Steiner Research Professor of Pathology | Neuropathology Medical Director | Northwestern ADC Neuropathology Core Leader | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

ThursdayFeb 2012:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CANCELLED - Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Mechanisms in Aging and Dementia (MAD) Training Grant Day

Karen Duff, Ph.D | Deputy Director | Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain | Professor | Department of Pathology and Cell Biology | Columbia University Medical Center | Department of Psychiatry | New York State Psychiatric Institute

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Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

March 2020

ThursdayMar 0512:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series

Julie A. Schneider, MD, MS | Professor of Neuropathology | Neurology | Rush University

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Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

ThursdayMar 1912:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series

Bernardino Ghetti, MD | Distinguished Professor | Indiana University School of Medicine

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Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

MondayMar 238:15 AM - 4:30 PM

PPA Conference 2020: Communication & Connection

The full-day conference will feature a morning educational Question and Answer session by clinicians, afternoon breakout sessions, and opportunities to connect with other families with a primary progressive aphasia (PPA) diagnosis and professionals. The afternoon breakout sessions will be a mix of support groups, educational topics (for example: communication strategies, early or late stage care, changes in behavior), and activity groups for diagnosed persons further along the PPA progression spectrum. Professionals will attend a series of afternoon lectures centered around the topic of Person-Centered Care for PPA. Lunch is provided.

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Chicago

Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E. Superior, Chicago

April 2020

ThursdayApr 0212:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Advances in Detecting Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease

Dorene M. Rentz, PsyD | Professor of Neurology | Harvard Medical School

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Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

May 2020

ThursdayMay 1411:30 AM - 4:00 PM

26th Annual Alzheimer Day

Alzheimer Day features a lecture by an outstanding investigator in the field of neurocognitive studies, followed by poster presentations by Northwestern clinicians and scientists. Scientists and interested members of the community have the opportunity to exchange scientific information and research. An afternoon session including a panel presentation invites audience participation for questions about new treatments and state-of-the-art care.

more

Chicago

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, Third-Floor Conference Center, 251 E. Huron, Chicago

January 2020

ThursdayJan 1612:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Untangling a case of hereditary frontotemporal dementia

Edward B. Lee, MD, PhD | Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

more

Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

February 2020

ThursdayFeb 0612:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: FTLD-TDP Types and Variants

Eileen H Bigio, MD | Paul E Steiner Research Professor of Pathology | Neuropathology Medical Director | Northwestern ADC Neuropathology Core Leader | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

more

Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

ThursdayFeb 2012:00 PM - 1:00 PM

CANCELLED - Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Mechanisms in Aging and Dementia (MAD) Training Grant Day

Karen Duff, Ph.D | Deputy Director | Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain | Professor | Department of Pathology and Cell Biology | Columbia University Medical Center | Department of Psychiatry | New York State Psychiatric Institute

more

Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

March 2020

ThursdayMar 0512:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series

Julie A. Schneider, MD, MS | Professor of Neuropathology | Neurology | Rush University

more

Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

ThursdayMar 1912:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series

Bernardino Ghetti, MD | Distinguished Professor | Indiana University School of Medicine

more

Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

MondayMar 238:15 AM - 4:30 PM

PPA Conference 2020: Communication & Connection

The full-day conference will feature a morning educational Question and Answer session by clinicians, afternoon breakout sessions, and opportunities to connect with other families with a primary progressive aphasia (PPA) diagnosis and professionals. The afternoon breakout sessions will be a mix of support groups, educational topics (for example: communication strategies, early or late stage care, changes in behavior), and activity groups for diagnosed persons further along the PPA progression spectrum. Professionals will attend a series of afternoon lectures centered around the topic of Person-Centered Care for PPA. Lunch is provided.

more

Chicago

Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E. Superior, Chicago

April 2020

ThursdayApr 0212:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Advances in Detecting Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease

Dorene M. Rentz, PsyD | Professor of Neurology | Harvard Medical School

more

Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

May 2020

ThursdayMay 1411:30 AM - 4:00 PM

26th Annual Alzheimer Day

Alzheimer Day features a lecture by an outstanding investigator in the field of neurocognitive studies, followed by poster presentations by Northwestern clinicians and scientists. Scientists and interested members of the community have the opportunity to exchange scientific information and research. An afternoon session including a panel presentation invites audience participation for questions about new treatments and state-of-the-art care.

more

Chicago

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, Third-Floor Conference Center, 251 E. Huron, Chicago

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