Meeting Location

The meeting will take place in Room C/D of the Neuroscience Center at 6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892. Please allow a minimum of 30 minutes to get through security. You will need to obtain a visitors badge, so please bring a government-issued photo ID.

Transportation to the Neuroscience Center

From the Hotel:
Bethesda Marriott Suites:
Shuttle service will be provided from the hotel. Departure time will be provided upon check-in.
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center: The Neuroscience Center is a 10 minute walk or short taxi ride from the hotel.

By Metro: The meeting location is about a half-mile walk from the Metro’s White Flint station (subway).  Metrorail service is available from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and from Union Station (railway). Take Metro's Red Line to the White Flint station. For more information, visit Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Driving/Parking: The Neuroscience Center is located close to the Capital Beltway (I-495). Although attendees are encouraged to take Metro, limited parking is available for a fee.

Airports: Three airports serve the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. 

• Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport — 20 miles
• Dulles International Airport — 25 miles
• Baltimore Washington International Airport — 35 miles

Shuttle: Super Shuttle service is available at the approximate rate of $25–$60 (1-800-258-3826, www.supershuttle.com).


All NIH visitors must go through a security clearance and present a government-issued photo ID to receive a visitor's badge.


Sponsored participants: You will be contacted with reservation details for the Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817, in a separate email.

For other attendees:
The closest hotel to the meeting location is the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, MD 20852. Please call 800-228-9290 or 301-822-9200 for reservations.

The Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817, is located 3 miles away and can be booked by calling 800-228-9290 or 301-897-5600. Please inform them you are with the NINDS Essential Tremor group. Reservations can also be made online here.


Please note that no meals will be provided at the meeting. The building has a snack bar for your convenience during break times and lunch. A boxed lunch option will also be offered for purchase.

Reception: We would like to thank HopeNET and its executive director Peter Muller, who have generously volunteered to host a reception Monday evening.  

Monday, May 11
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Bethesda Marriott Suites

Optional Group Dinner following the reception (self-pay): May 11th at Democracy Grill within the Bethesda Marriott Suites.

Internet Access

Free and open WiFi is available at the Neuroscience Center. SSID “NIH-Guest-Network” is open and in broadcast mode so you should be able to see it in your available wireless networks.


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