Taub Institute: Genomics Core
AN NIA-FUNDED ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER

 

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Neurological Institute

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Events

2016 | 2011-2015

Past Events:







March 11 - March 12, 2016



Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter

2016 East Coast Family Conference


The 2016 East Coast Family Conference kicks off the afternoon of Friday, March 11, with a reading and book signing by actress and author, Kathryn Leigh Scott. Her recent book, Last Dance at the Savoy: Life, Love and Caring for Someone with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, is an intimate memoir of caring for her husband, Geo Miller.

A full-day of presentations follows on Saturday, March 12, opening with CurePSP President, Dave Kemp and Dr. Wai Haung Yu, Columbia University Medical Center.

The details of the event are:

Friday, March 11, 2016 - Saturday, March 12, 2016
Sheraton LaGuardia East, Flushing, New York
Registration and Itinerary - http://www.psp.org/events/family-conferences.html

For the complete agenda, visit www.curepsp.org.

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Alex Klein, PhD
CurePSP Vice-President, Scientific Affairs
Speaking Topic: Overview of CurePSP Research and Resources

Wai Haung Yu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University Medical Center
Speaking Topic: Current Research into Tauopathies

Lawrence S. Honig, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University Medical Center
Speaking Topic: Enrolling in Clinical Trials

Trish Caruana
CurePSP Executive Vice President and PEP President & Chief Executive Officer
Speaking Topic : Patient Engagement Program (PEP) and Clinical Trials

Un J. Kang, PhD
H. Houston Merritt Professor of Neurology, Columbia University
Speaking Topic: Movement Disorders and Patient Resources

Edward D. Huey, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Speaking Topic: Treatment and Care for PSP Patients

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Moderator:

Tal Nuriel, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Columbia University Medical Center

Daily Living 1: Primary Healthcare

Panel:

Michelle S. Troche, PhD
Teachers College, Columbia University

Ashwini K. Rao, EdD, OTR, FAOTA
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicne (Physical Therapy) G.H. Sergievsky Center, Columbia University Medical Center

Daily Living 2: Support Networks

Panel:

Cynthia Roemer
MSA Support Group Leader, Summit, NJ

Audrey Stafford
Wife and care partner of jazz guitarist, Jeff Golub

Lauren Smith
Brain disease awareness advocate and care partner of her father, Daryl


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