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Cure Alzheimer’s Fund to Host Eighth Annual Scientific Symposium

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Joseph B. Martin Center, Harvard Medical School

77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

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Cure Alzheimer’s Fund will host its 8th Annual Scientific Symposium on Thursday, September 27, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Joseph B. Martin Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston.

Under the theme, “The Case For Hope: Progress with the Research of Alzheimer’s,” a panel of distinguished researchers participate in a discussion moderated by NPR Science Desk correspondent
Jon Hamilton.

The panelists are:
Ronald Petersen, M.D., PH.D., Mayo Clinic
Dr. Petersen focuses on investigations of cognition in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia.

Bob Vassar, PH.D., Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Vassar’s research focuses on the role of Abeta and BACE1 in normal biological process and in disease mechanisms of relevance to Alzheimer’s disease.

Teresa Gomez-Isla, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Gomez-Isla’s research includes basic science using transgenic mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, analyzing data on clinical, neuroimaging and genetic features of demented patients and healthy controls. She also manages multiple clinical trials.

To learn more and to register visit CureAlz.org/2018Symposium or contact Kristen Hawley at 781-943-3335 or khawley@CureAlz.org

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