The McCourt Foundation’s Educational Update Virtual Event

Saturday, March 6, 2021 


This event is the perfect opportunity for patients, families, caregivers and others in the research field to hear from Boston's leading doctors who will cover Alzheimer’s, MS and ALS research and advancements.

All three informative sessions are FREE and will include 30 minutes of presentations and a one hour Q&A session. Please submit your questions for the presenters on the registration form.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Session

11:00am-12:30pm EST

Speakers & Panelists:

Dennis Selkoe, MD (BWH)
Mark Albers, MD PhD (MGH)
Reisa Sperling, MD (MGH & BWH)

Topics Include:
Advances in the Biology of Alzheimer's Disease Leads to Novel Treatments.
Repurposing FDA approved drugs for Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s disease.

Multiple Sclerosis Session

1:00pm - 2:30pm EST

Speakers & Panelists:
Eric Klawiter, MD, MSc (MGH)
Maria Houtchens, MD, MMs (BWH)
Farrah Mateen, MD, PhD (MGH)
Nancy Sicotte, MD, FAAN (Cedars-Sinai)

Topics Include:
How the COVID-19 pandemic relates to MS and its treatment
&
Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutic Update

ALS Session

3:00pm - 4:30pm EST

Speakers & Panelists:
Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSc (MGH)
Suma Babu, MD, MPH, MBBS (MGH)
Ghaz Sadri-Vakili, PhD (MGH)

Topics:
HEALEY ALS Platform TRIAL and Expanded Access Program: Reimagining & Accelerating How Treatments Are Discovered for People with ALS
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Latest Research and Pre-Clinical Updates
New hopes for ALS: a new era of clinical trials and novel approaches for clinical care

Register For The Educational Update