On February 29, 2020, the McCourt Foundation will host its annual educational update about Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis, and ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). This free event at the Boston Marriott Newton, in Newton, MA, offers patients, families and caregivers the opportunity to learn about recent advances in research and care for these disorders. Physicians from Mass General and Brigham & Women's hospitals will make presentations about their work, followed by ample time for questions from the audience.

Alzheimer's Disease Session

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presenters: Steven Arnold, MD, Gad Marshall, MD, and Jasmeer Chhatwal, MD, PhD
Topics: New Technologies, Age-Old Wisdom: Vascular Risk & Physical Activity as Modulators of Memory & Brain Tissue Loss
Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Trials: A Brief Update

ALS Session

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Presenters: Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc, Sabrina Paganoni, MD, PhD, Brian Wainger, MD, PhD
Topic: Innovations for a Cure: Clinical & Research Advances in ALS

Multiple Sclerosis Session

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Presenters: Michael Levy, MD, PhD, Tamara Bockow Kaplan, MD, PhD, Marcelo Matiello, MD, Kristin Galetta, MD
Topics: Use of Technology in MS Research & Care
Bowel, Bladder and Sexual Dysfunction in MS
Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Spectrum & Related Disorders


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