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SAVE THE DATE! International Dementia with Lewy Bodies Conference for scientists, clinicians and LBD families

Start Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 (All day)

End Date: Friday, December 4, 2015 (All day)

Location: Marriott Harbor Beach

Address: 3030 Holiday Dr. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Save the Date! 

Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is the second most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer's Disease. This conference will convene an international group of clinicians and researchers, as well as patients and families.
 
Session Highlights:
  • Differentiate DLB from Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and related conditions
  • Review up-to-date knowledge on the diagnosis and management of patients with DLB
  • Focus on the prodromal aspects of the disorder, including the cognitive, neuropsychiatric, neuroimaging, motor, sleep, autonomic and sensory manifestations
  • Characterize the molecular biology, genetics and pathology of DLB
  • Provide practical information for patients, caregivers and health care providers related to taking action and proactivity, thereby building on cognitive strengths and maximizing quality of life
Target Audience: This activity is designed for:
  • Clinicians involved in evaluation and management of patients with DLB
  • Investigators involved in dementia (especially DLB) research
  • Patients with DLB and their relatives/caregivers
Conference Directors: Bradley Boeve, M.D., Dennis Dickson, M.D., Tanis Ferman, Ph.D.,  Kejal Kantarci, M.D., Angela Lunde, M.A., Mayo Clinic
 
Additional information will posted to the course website as it becomes available.

Stay tuned!