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Dialogue on Dementia “Is Lifestyle Important for Preventing Dementia?"

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UT Health San Antonio Cancer Therapy & Research Center

7979 Wurzbach Road

Mabee Conference Room, 4th floor, RM 406

San Antonio, TX 78229

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Dialogue on Dementia “Is Lifestyle Important for Preventing Dementia: Insight Into the Roles of Sleep, Diet, and Maintaining a Healthy Heart”

The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio presents Matthew Pase, Ph.D., a nationally renowned researcher on Alzheimer's disease and dementia, to share his latest findings on how our lifestyle choices, like sleeping, eating and exercising, can change our risk of developing dementia.

Join expert physicians and scientists for a robust educational series called “Dialogue on Dementia” to learn and understand more about the multi facets of dementia including advanced related research and more patient-based discussion on the onset and advancement of dementia, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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Matthew Pase, Ph.D. is a Sidney Sax Senior Research Fellow at Swinburne University in Australia, a Visiting Research Scholar at Boston University School of Medicine, and an Investigator at the Framingham Heart Study. Dr. Pase is currently investigating risk factors for brain diseases that affect thinking and memory, such as Alzheimer's disease and dementia. He has published extensively on the relationship between heart health and brain function and is interested in elucidating dietary and lifestyle-based approaches that may help to reduce the growing burden of dementia. His research is mostly focused on the Framingham Heart Study, a large community-based study that has been ongoing since 1948.

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UT Health San Antonio Cancer Therapy & Research Center

7979 Wurzbach Road

Mabee Conference Room, 4th floor, RM 406

San Antonio, TX 78229

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