Dale Schenk: The Road to Conquering Diseases of the Brain
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Dale Schenk, Ph.D., CEO, Prothena
Lisa Krieger, Science and Medical Research Reporter, San Jose Mercury News — Moderator
Despite major advances in medicine, diseases of the brain continue to plague our society. Fortunately, because of the work of many dedicated scientists, a three-decades-long effort to conquer diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease is beginning to pay off. Schenk will explore what we know about the brain – often called "the last frontier of medicine" – and describe the journey from an idea to the patient's bedside for new innovative treatments.
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