Calendar of Events

FTD & CTE; Focus on Tau

Some forms of FTD and reported CTE involve tau deposition. This conference will investigate the connection and discuss the similarities between the two diseases and relationship to one another. The Keynote Speaker is Bennet Omalu, MD, MBA, MPH, CPE, DABP-AP, CP, FP, NP, Volunteer Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, Davis.

When:
March 10-12, 2017

Where:
UTHealth – San Antonio, Texas

Module Topics Include: Clinical Similarities/Differences, Neuropathology, Neuroimaging, Basic Science/Animal Models, Clinical Trials.

Contact/Registration Information:
Terri Bratton: 210-294-0165; bratton@ftlda.org

Register here today.

FTD Information Session

Join Katie Brandt, MM, Community Resource Specialist, FTD Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and AFTD Volunteer, and Connie Archambault, MEd, FTD Caregiver and AFTD Volunteer to learn about FTD, connect with others in the area and discover how AFTD can offer assistance with various programs and resources.

Details are as follows:

Thursday, March 16, 2017
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Langdon Place of Exeter
17 Hampton Road
Exeter, New Hampshire 03833

For more details, see the session’s flyer here.

An RSVP by March 12th would be appreciated. To RSVP, or for any questions, please contact AFTD Volunteer, Connie Archambault at carcham@Comcast.net.

From Care to Cure: 2017 MGH FTD Unit Education Event

The Frontotemporal Disorders (FTD) Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is proud to present From Care to Cure, an annual education day for patients, families, caregivers and elder care professionals to come together and learn more about the spectrum of Frontotemporal Disorders.

Details are as follows:

Fri, April 7, 2017
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
The Westin
70 3rd Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451

For additional details on the event and to register, click here.