Southeastern Neurodegenerative Disease Conference (SEND)

Save the date: Sept. 27-29, 2018, Orlando, Florida (venue will be announced in January 2018)

SEND Conference email: sendcon2018@gmail.com 
SEND Conference Twitter: @SEND_CON2018


The 1st Annual Southeastern Neurodegenerative Disease Conference (SEND) aims to stimulate collaborations among scientists in Florida, Georgia and Alabama who work on Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, frontotemporal dementias and Huntington’s Disease. It will also provide substantial opportunities for trainees to have both oral and poster presentations, with the goal of cross-recruitment across participating institutions.

Check back for conference updates and abstract submission instructions, which will open in March 2018.

Plenary speaker: David Holtzman, M.D.
Washington University department of neurology chairman

David Holtzman, M.D.

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

We would like to announce the 1st Annual Southeastern Neurodegenerative Disease (SEND) conference to be held Sept. 27-29, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Our plenary speaker will be Dr. David Holtzman from Washington University.

 

This conference aims to stimulate collaborations across researchers from Florida, Georgia and Alabama who work on Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, frontotemporal dementias and Huntington’s Disease. This conference will also provide substantial opportunities for trainees to have both oral and poster presentations, with the goal of cross-recruitment across participating institutions.  We encourage participation of trainees from all levels, ranging from undergraduates to post-doctoral fellows.

 

Please SAVE THIS DATE on your calendars and let your research team members know about this event! Conference venue and hotel information will be announced in January on our Twitter account (@SEND_CON2018).  For any inquiries, email our conference account (sendcon2018@gmail.com). Abstract submissions will open in March 2018 and selected presenters will be notified in June 2018. Abstracts for a limited number of Hot Topics presentations will be accepted in August 2018.

 

We look forward to seeing you and hearing about your research in Orlando next September!

 

Your SEND co-organizers,

 

Thomas L. Kukar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology, CND, Emory University

 

Malú G. Tansey, Ph.D.

Professor of Physiology CND, Emory University

 

Jada Lewis, Ph.D.

Professor of Neuroscience

CTRND & McKnight Brain Institute,

University of Florida