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LBDA Events

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Lewy Body Dementia Walk for Awareness

Start Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 10:00am

End Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 12:00pm

Location: Warwick Community Park

Address: 1733 Township Greene Jamison, PA 18929

Warwick Township Parks and Recreation and sponsor First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown present the first annual walk to support Lewy Body Dementia.  This is a family friendly/dog friendly walk.  Members of all ages will enjoy the festivities of the day.  The walk is approximately 5k, but feel free to walk as little or as much as you like. 

Please click here for more information.

Lewy Body Dementia Educational Presentation featuring Stephen Gomperts, MD, PhD

Start Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 6:00pm

End Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location: Sherrill House

Address: 135 South Huntington Avenue Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Dr. Stephen Gomperts is a neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He will present an overview on Lewy body dementia and conduct a Q&A session afterwards. Questions from attendees can be submitted in advance of the event by emailing Victoria Ruff at Octoryrose@yahoo.com

Dr. Gomperts has expertise in the cognitive, behavioral, and motor problems that arise in neurodegenerative diseases; he sees patients in the Memory Disorders Unit and the Movement Disorders Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.

This event is free to the public, but pre-registration is required. Refreshments will be served.

Please register by email at  rsvp@sherrillhouse.org or call (617) 731-2400 x3048

 

LBDA's Inaugural Leg-It-for-Lewy 5K Run/Walk

Start Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:00am

End Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:00am

Location: Stone Mountain Park

Address: 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Join us for our inaugural 5K run /walk to help kick off the Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) October Awareness month on October 11, 2014, in Stone Mountain Park, outside of Atlanta, Georgia, near our home base. By “Legging it for Lewy," you are supporting LBDA and LBD families.

Please click here for more information.

NYU Lewy Body Dementia Research Program's First Annual Lewy Body Dementia Symposium

Start Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 1:30pm

End Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:00pm

Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, Smilow Seminar Room

Address: Smilow Research Building, 522 First Avenue at 33rd Street New York, NY 10016

The New York University Lewy Body Dementia Research Program presents its first annual Lewy body dementia symposium on October 21, 2014, from 1:30-4:30 pm at NYU Langone Medical Center, Smilow seminar room. The lecture event will be followed by a wine and cheese reception from 4:30-6:30 pm. The tentative schedule is as follows:

1:30-1:45 pm             Introduction

1:45-2:00 pm             What Lewy Means to Me: A Patient Perspective

2:00-2:20 pm             Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Lewy Body Dementia
                                     James E. Galvin, MD, MPH
                                     Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Population Health
                                     Director: NYU Lewy Body Dementia Research Program
                                     New York University School of Medicine

2:25-2:45 pm             Patient Experience and Caregiving in Lewy Body Dementia
                                     Yael Zweig, MSN, GNP, ANP
                                     Nurse Practitioner, Pearl I Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment
                                     New York University School of Medicine

2:50-3:10 pm             Mind, Mood, and Memory in Parkinson's Disease
                                     Jori Fleisher, MD
                                     Assistant Professor of Neurology
                                     Division of Movement Disorders
                                     New York University School of Medicine

3:15-3:45 pm            Keynote: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and Cognitive Fluctuations in
                                    Lewy Body Dementia

                                    Tanis Ferman, PhD
                                    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
                                    Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville

3:45- 4:30 pm            Panel discussion and Q&A

4:30- 6:00 pm            Wine and cheese reception

To register, please click here.

Learn more about NYU's Center for Cognitive Neurology (CCN).