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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).

Living with Lewy Body Dementia, One Caregiver’s Personal, In-Depth Experience

Start Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

End Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:00pm

Location: Marquette Manor

Address: 8140 Township Line Road Indianapolis, IN 46260

Judy Towne Jennings, PT, author of Living with Lewy Body Dementia: One Caregiver's Personal, In-Depth Experience will be making a presentation on LBD for the general public.
 
For more information, contact Judy Towne Jennings at judyjennings@me.com.