The 22nd Annual Matthew & Marcia Simons Research Symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease
The annual Matthew & Marcia Simons Research Symposium on Alzheimer's disease is the centerpiece of the Alzheimer's Association, MA/NH Chapter's yearly scientific presentations.
Non-pharmacological Strategies for Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease
Kristine Yaffe, MD
Roy and Marie Scola Endowed Chair in Psychiatry
and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Neurology and Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco; Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry and Director, Memory Disorders Clinic, San Francisco VA Medical Center
Dr. Yaffe's research is focused on the predictors and outcomes of cognitive decline and dementia in older adults. She is particularly interested in identifying novel risk factors for cognitive impairment that may lead to promising treatment and preventive strategies. Her work is funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, the Alzheimer's Association, and several foundations, and she has published over 250 peer reviewed articles in the nation's leading research journals. Dr. Yaffe will discuss her work on modifiable risk factors and the latest prevention models
for intervention in Alzheimer's disease.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA
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Complimentary parking in outside lot. Coffee and dessert reception to follow lecture.
Registration opens at 6:30 PM, program begins at 7:30 PM.
The annual Matthew & Marcia Simons Research Symposium was generously endowed by the late Marcia Simons in loving memory of her husband, Matthew, who had Alzheimer's disease. We are also grateful for the support of the Simons Foundation.
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