ACL/CDC/NIA Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (2014): Webinar #3: Alzheimer’s Research Updates

ACL/CDC/NIA Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: Webinar #3 (September 25, 2014):
Alzheimer’s Research Updates

Featured speakers: Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, MA, and the R. Pete Vanderveen Chair in Therapeutic Discovery and Development, and a professor of pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Southern California, and the winner of the 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal for her work as the Director of USC’s Science Technology and Research Program; Suzanne Craft, PhD a Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine as well as the Co-director of the Roena B. Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research; Anne Murray, MD MSc, a Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of Minnesota’s Medical School. She’s also a Geriatrician, Epidemiologist, Associate Medical Director of the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation’s Berman Center for Clinical Research and the lead US Geriatrician for the NIA’s Aspirin and Reducing Events in the Elderly, or ASPREE, Research Study; and, Laura Gitlin, PhD, the Director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging and a professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and School of Medicine where she specializes in non-pharmacologic approaches in dementia care.

Dementia: cognitive impairment, Alzheimer, Alzheimer’s disease, vascular, multi-infarct, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, FTD, aphasia primary progressive, AIDS, Lewy body disease, LBD, Pick, Picks disease, behavior

Audio is available upon request. Please contact Erin Long at erin.long@acl.hhs.gov.