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

 

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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





October 18, 2015

Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter

Walk to End Alzheimer's


The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain at Columbia University is once again recruiting participants to join "Team Taub" for the annual WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S this October! This great family event benefits the Alzheimer's Association, the world's largest voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research.

The details of the event are:

DATE: Sunday, October 18, 2015
TIME: 9:00 AM registration begins; 10:00 AM opening ceremony/start
PLACE: Riverside Park – West 97th St. & Riverside Drive

2 mile walk rain or shine




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October 19, 2014

Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter

Walk to End Alzheimer's


The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain at Columbia University is once again recruiting participants to join "Team Taub" for the annual WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S this October! This great family event benefits the Alzheimer's Association, the world's largest voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Last year, Team Taub was able to raise $10,345 and we hope to do even better this year!

The details of the event are:

DATE: Sunday, October 19, 2014
TIME: 9:00 AM registration begins; 10:00 AM opening ceremony/start
PLACE: Riverside Park – West 97th St. & Riverside Drive

2 mile walk rain or shine




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BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK 2014 EVENTS: Come be braiNY!



BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK 2014 EVENT
Alzheimer's Disease: Prospects for a Cure




October 20, 2013

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S




Congratulations on raising $10,345!
Thank you to the Taub Institute Team and all participants and supporters of the Alzheimer’s Association 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s event!



October 20, 2013

Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter

Walk to End Alzheimer's


The Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain at Columbia University is once again recruiting participants to join "Team Taub" for the annual WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S this October! This great family event benefits the Alzheimer's Association, the world's largest voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Last year, Team Taub was able to raise $14,232 and we hope to do even better this year!

The details of the event are:

DATE: Sunday, October 20, 2013
TIME: 9:00 AM
PLACE: Riverside Park

2 mile walk rain or shine


Please visit http://act.alz.org/goto/TeamTaub to join Team Taub or to make a donation. For more information about Team Taub, you may also contact Arelys Rocha at amr2191@columbia.edu.

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February 5, 2013

Aging and Your Brain




*Please note that the sound will appear 26 seconds after the video starts playing

Featured:

Asa Abeliovich, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology and Neurology

Karen Duff, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology

Richard Mayeux, M.D., M.Sc.

Co-Director, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain
Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Epidemiology
Chairman of the Department of Neurology

Michael Shelanski, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-Director, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain
Francis E. Delafield Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Chairman of the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology


October 21, 2012

Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter

Walk to End Alzheimer's


Join the Taub team this year in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's. Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease, the nation's sixth-leading cause of death. When you participate in the walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission-related initiatives of care, support and research. In addition, your actions, both through fundraising and participating in the event, help to change the level of Alzheimer's awareness in our community. Please take a moment to sign up, follow this link to our personal team page to support and donate to the local Alzheimer's Association NYC Chapter.

The details of the event are:

DATE: Sunday, October 21, 2012
TIME: 9:00 AM
PLACE: Riverside Park

2 mile walk rain or shine


If you would like to participate or make a donation, please contact Arelys Rocha at amr2191@columbia.edu.

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March 14, 2012

Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter Patients, families, caregivers and community members are invited to attend an open, public forum on:

"The Role of Genetics in Alzheimer's Disease:
an Evolving Landscape"


Hear from a panel of experts, including Columbia's Chairman of Neurology, Dr. Richard Mayeux, and Genetic Counselor Jennifer Williamson, about the role of genetics in Alzheimer's disease, including how genetics is influencing diagnosis and research today.

DATE: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
PLACE: The Times Center
242 W. 41st Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues), New York City

RSVP: Hillary Stuchin at 646.744.2965 or hstuchin@alznyc.org

More information & online registration

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December 12, 2011

CME Program
"Is it Alzheimer's Disease or Frontotemporal Degeneration? An Update on Diagnosis, Management, and Research,"

Edward Huey, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
Taub Institute


Jill Goldman, MS, MPhil
Genetic Counselor
Taub Institute




October 23, 2011

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S




CONGRATULATIONS TEAM TAUB


WE EXCEEDED OUR GOAL $11,183
5,280 feet in a mile, a two mile walk. Let's raise a buck a foot. Team goal, $10,560!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TAUB TEAM RECEIVED AN AWARD FOR NYC's LARGEST TEAM




February 16, 2011

"Exploiting the diversity of the chaperone repertoire to treat diseases of aging"

Dr. Chad Dickey
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Medicine
USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute
University of South Florida





January 26, 2011

"Receptors in Dementia: Sortilin in FTLD and Prion Protein in Alzheimer's Disease"

Dr. Stephen Strittmatter
Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology
Yale University School of Medicine



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