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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 and the Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series.

April 2019

ThursdayApr 0412:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Understanding tau pathology transmission in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases using novel mouse models

Zhouhao He, PhD | Postdoctoral Research Associate | Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research | Perelman School of Medicine | University of Pennsylvania

**New Location - McGaw Pavillion, Kellerman Classroom**

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Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Kellerman Classroom, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

ThursdayApr 2512:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia 2018 Update

"Cholinergic Denervation in PPA Caused by Alzheimer s Disease"

M Marsel Mesulam, MD | Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center | Chief of Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology | Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience | Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology) | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Evaluating contributing factors in speech therapy effectiveness for individuals living with primary progressive aphasia"

Emily Rogalski, PhD | Associate Professor | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | Associate Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease | Director of the SuperAging Research Program and PPA Imaging & Interventions

"Title to Come"

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD, FAAN | Assistant Professor of Neurology | Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer Disease Center | Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Chicago

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

ThursdayApr 2512:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia 2018 Update [copy]

"Cholinergic Denervation in PPA Caused by Alzheimer s Disease"

M Marsel Mesulam, MD | Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center | Chief of Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology | Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience | Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology) | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Title to Come"

Emily Rogalski, PhD | Associate Professor | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | Associate Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease | Director of the SuperAging Research Program and PPA Imaging & Interventions

"Non-dominant Hemisphere Network Alterations in Primary Progressive Aphasia"

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD, FAAN | Assistant Professor of Neurology | Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer Disease Center | Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

more

Chicago

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

May 2019

ThursdayMay 0911:30 AM - 4:00 PM

25th Annual Alzheimer Day

25th Annual Alzheimer Day

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11:30am-4pm

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

Agenda

11:30am-1:00pm
The Mendelson Lecture: "Preventing Alzheimer's"

Keynote Speaker: Eric M. Reiman, MD

Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer s Institute and CEO, Banner Research
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona
University Professor of Neuroscience, Arizona State University
Clinical Director of Neurogenomics, Translational Genomics Research Institute
Director of Arizona Alzheimer s Consortium

1:00pm-2:30pm
Lunch and Scientific Poster Viewing

2:30pm-4:00pm
Afternoon Session and Panel Discussion

Music, the Arts and Human Experience featuring Dr. Borna Bonakdarpour, Clara Takarabe, the Good Memories Choir and ReCharge: Arts for Brain Health Coalition

more

Chicago

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

ThursdayMay 2312:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Innate Immunity, Genetics and Alzheimer's disease

Elizabeth Maureen Bradshaw, Ph.D. | Adler Assistant Professor | Department of Neurology | The Taub Institute | The Institute for Genomic Medicine | Columbia University Medical Center

more

Chicago

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

April 2019

MondayApr 086:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Younger-Onset Support Group

This monthly support group is for care partners of persons under the age 65 living with a form of dementia such as Alzheimer's disease in the early stage and their family members.

An interview is required to participate. For more information, please contact Kim Sangster at kimberly.sangster@northwestern.edu or 312-503-0604.

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No Location

MondayApr 156:00 PM - 7:30 PM

FTD/PPA Support Group for Caregivers

This monthly support group is for care partners of persons with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) or Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA).

An interview is required to participate. For more information, please contact Paige Gesicki at paige.gesicki@northwestern.edu or 312-503-5767.

more

No Location

May 2019

MondayMay 136:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Younger-Onset Support Group

This monthly support group is for care partners of persons under the age 65 living with a form of dementia such as Alzheimer's disease in the early stage and their family members.

An interview is required to participate. For more information, please contact Kim Sangster at kimberly.sangster@northwestern.edu or 312-503-0604.

more

No Location

MondayMay 206:00 PM - 7:30 PM

FTD/PPA Support Group for Caregivers

This monthly support group is for care partners of persons with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) or Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA).

An interview is required to participate. For more information, please contact Paige Gesicki at paige.gesicki@northwestern.edu or 312-503-5767.

more

No Location

April 2019

ThursdayApr 0412:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Understanding tau pathology transmission in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases using novel mouse models

Zhouhao He, PhD | Postdoctoral Research Associate | Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research | Perelman School of Medicine | University of Pennsylvania

**New Location - McGaw Pavillion, Kellerman Classroom**

more

Chicago

McGaw Pavilion, Kellerman Classroom, 240 E. Huron, Chicago

ThursdayApr 2512:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia 2018 Update

"Cholinergic Denervation in PPA Caused by Alzheimer s Disease"

M Marsel Mesulam, MD | Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center | Chief of Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology | Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience | Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology) | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Evaluating contributing factors in speech therapy effectiveness for individuals living with primary progressive aphasia"

Emily Rogalski, PhD | Associate Professor | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | Associate Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease | Director of the SuperAging Research Program and PPA Imaging & Interventions

"Title to Come"

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD, FAAN | Assistant Professor of Neurology | Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer Disease Center | Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

more

Chicago

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

ThursdayApr 2512:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia 2018 Update [copy]

"Cholinergic Denervation in PPA Caused by Alzheimer s Disease"

M Marsel Mesulam, MD | Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center | Chief of Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology | Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor of Neuroscience | Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology) | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Title to Come"

Emily Rogalski, PhD | Associate Professor | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | Associate Director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease | Director of the SuperAging Research Program and PPA Imaging & Interventions

"Non-dominant Hemisphere Network Alterations in Primary Progressive Aphasia"

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD, FAAN | Assistant Professor of Neurology | Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer Disease Center | Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

more

Chicago

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

May 2019

ThursdayMay 0911:30 AM - 4:00 PM

25th Annual Alzheimer Day

25th Annual Alzheimer Day

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11:30am-4pm

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

Agenda

11:30am-1:00pm
The Mendelson Lecture: "Preventing Alzheimer's"

Keynote Speaker: Eric M. Reiman, MD

Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer s Institute and CEO, Banner Research
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona
University Professor of Neuroscience, Arizona State University
Clinical Director of Neurogenomics, Translational Genomics Research Institute
Director of Arizona Alzheimer s Consortium

1:00pm-2:30pm
Lunch and Scientific Poster Viewing

2:30pm-4:00pm
Afternoon Session and Panel Discussion

Music, the Arts and Human Experience featuring Dr. Borna Bonakdarpour, Clara Takarabe, the Good Memories Choir and ReCharge: Arts for Brain Health Coalition

more

Chicago

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

ThursdayMay 2312:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alzheimer's Disease Seminar Series: Innate Immunity, Genetics and Alzheimer's disease

Elizabeth Maureen Bradshaw, Ph.D. | Adler Assistant Professor | Department of Neurology | The Taub Institute | The Institute for Genomic Medicine | Columbia University Medical Center

more

Chicago

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

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