Hope for Tomorrow: Research Insights into Alzheimer's Disease at the U of A

January 26, 2023 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Online and Allard Family Lecture Theatre (Room 1-080), Katz Group Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research

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For Alzheimer's Awareness Month, join us to learn about some of the latest research on dementia at the University of Alberta. The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories present this exciting and inspiring event. Don’t miss it!

This free public lecture will also be livestreamed!

Register now for in-person attendance or online viewing

When: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Lecture 6:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m.
Posters and Refreshments 7:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Allard Family Lecture Theatre (Room 1-080)
Katz Group Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research
87 Avenue and 114 Street, U of A, Edmonton, AB  Please see map.

Parking at Education Car Park, directly across the street from the Katz building, is $6.50 for the evening after 5:30 pm.

Featuring: 

  • Host: Dr. Doug Zochodne, Director, Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute.
  • George Andrews, President & Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories
  • Dr. Valerie Sim, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine - Division of Neurology,  Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute will focus on prions (misfolded proteins that spread through the brain) and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Dr. Holger Wille, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute member and Interim Director of the Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases

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Cost
Free
Audience
Alumni
Community, Public
Category
Lectures, Seminars
Keywords
health care Alzheimer's disease neuroscience research