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PARTNERS IN RESEARCH: CNDR || IOA || UDALL || Penn ADC
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For Patients and Family

 

For making physician appointments:

Penn Memory Center: 215-662-7810
Dr. Murray Grossman: 215-662-3361
Dr. Branch Coslett: 215-349-8275 or 215-615-3428

FTD SUPPORT GROUP

This group meets the third Thursday of each month at 7pm, Penn Medicine at Radnor, in Room 204, Radnor PA. Contact Lisa Radin at 215-561-2919. Help Line: 1-800-272-3900.

The Alzheimer's Association FTD SUPPORT GROUP

This support group for Adult Children of persons with early onset dementia meets every third Thursday of each month, from 6-8 PM, at Ralston Penn Center in Room 346. Ralston-Penn Center is located at 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Help Line 1-800-272-3900. To download a pdf with more information, click here.

Family Caregiver Alliance

For making physician appointments, please call 215-662-7810, 215-662-3361, and 215-349-8275.

ALS

Read about TDP-43 and its role on ALS. If you would like to participate in related study, please contact Dana Clay at CNDR, 215-829-7731 or cdana@mail.med.upenn.edu.

AD/PD/FTD

In July of 2007, The University of Melbourne in Australia held an International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) Workshop on Neurodegenerative Diseases. This workshop focused on the shared underlying mechanisms common to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and frontotemporal dementia. Lectures were organized in segments focusing on themes. Click here to view the schedule and link to the presenters' lectures. Learn about the research being done around the world.