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Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research

Related Events

A list of neurodegenerative disease-related events hosted by CNDR partners and collaborators.

The 2017 Sylvan M. Cohen Annual Retreat: "Genetics of Aging-related Neurodegenerative Diseases"

Hosted by the Institute on Aging

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
11:30am — 5:00pm
Smilow Center for Translational Research

Keynote Speaker: Philip De Jager, MD, PhD
Associate Neurologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Co-Sponsor: Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center

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2nd Annual Symposium on Huntington's Disease for Patients and Caregivers

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
8:30 AM — 12:00 PM
Zubrow Auditorium at Pennsylvania Hospital

Keynote speaker: George Yohrling, MD, Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs, Huntington's Disease Society of America
Topic: "New and Emerging Treatments for Huntington's Disease"

Registration Information

Contact: Linda Schnolis, Clinical Nurse Coordinator

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14th Annual Jane Wright Symposium on Parkinson's Disease for Patients and Caregivers

Thursday, June 15, 2017
9:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Hilton — Philadelphia
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia PA

More details, including registration information, to follow.

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Past Related Events

Penn Medicine Town Hall Meeting on ADRD Funding Opportunities

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine’s Institute on Aging (IOA), Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR), and Penn Translational Neuroscience Center (PTNC) co-hosted their first Town Hall Meeting, open to all interested University of Pennsylvania researchers.

The idea behind this joint effort is to increase the awareness and knowledge of the variety of available National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunities relating to Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders (ADRD) and the neurosciences, with many already underway here at Penn.

For more information, including a full event recap, speakers, interview and virtual tour videos, current funding opportunities, and more, visit:
IOA's Town Hall Meeting webpage

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