Events


Amyloidosis Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis

Nov 17

Amyloidosis Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis

November 17, 2018

8:00am - 3:30pm

St Louis, MO

 

The Amyloidosis Foundation is proud to be a partner at this event, “Contemporary Diagnosis and New Advances in the Treatment of Amyloidosis” on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, chaired by our Board of Director, Daniel Lenihan, MD.  This is a symposium for providers, patients and their families. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available.

Patients touched by amyloidosis and their families are invited to attend the lunch and afternoon session. The breakout sessions will allow attendees the opportunity to ask questions of various medical providers and network.

Guest faculty includes:

Morie Gertz, MD, Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Jose Nativi Nicolau, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

This course is planned and designed inter-professionally by and for physicians and nurses. It is intended for physicians in cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, oncology, hematology, nephrology, hospitialists, internists, family and general medicine as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses.

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge, competence, performance and skill. At the completion of the activity registrants should be able to:

•State the etiology and epidemiology of both TTR and AL amyloidosis
•Select appropriate diagnostic approach in amyloidosis
•Differentiate AL vs TTR in diagnosis of amyloidosis
•Outline current therapeutic options
•Describe current research developments in AL and TTR

Register here.


Support the Amyloidosis Foundation on #GivingTuesday!

Nov 27

Support the Amyloidosis Foundation on #GivingTuesday!

November 27, 2018

 

#GivingTuesday is November 27, a global day of giving. Over the past 15 years, the Amyloidosis Foundation has been privileged to provide over $1.97 million to medical research for the disease and to support dozens of young investigators who have presented their work at international meetings. We are so very thankful to our donors, to the patients and families and corporate sponsors who have made this effort possible and to our staff, board members and advisors who have led us in these endeavors.

Let’s give. Patients depend on it. Donate here.

You can join our team and support the AF a few different ways. First, print your #UNselfie here.

Share your “why” – the reason you are passionate about funding amyloidosis research and spreading awareness. Post on your Facebook and Twitter pages, tagging the @amyloidosisfdn and using the following hashtags: #amyloidosis #GivingTuesday #AFturns15.

Second – give an online donation on our secure page. Share the link with your friends and families, challenge them to participate on this day of giving. Give for patients. Give for research. Give for education. Give for awareness. Give for a cure.