Arizona State University is one of seven Arizona biomedical institutions who make up the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium. The Consortium brings together a collaborative team of leading medical and scientific experts with one focus: finding effective and preventive treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from ASU participate in this Consortium and the university plays an active role in advancing the mission.

ASU invites patients, caregivers and family members, and others interested in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease to an interactive forum that shares current information and ongoing advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Friday, May 24, 2013
8 a.m.-noon
Rio Vista Recreation Center
8866 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ 85381
Inside Rio Vista Community Park, north of Thunderbird Rd. and 1/4 mile west of Loop 101.

Seating is limited. Register online at www.azalz.org or call 602-845-9788.

Program

  • Welcome and introduction – Eric M. Reiman, M.D., director, Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium, executive director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, CEO, Banner Research
  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment – Bryan Woodruff, M.D., assistant professor of neurology, Mayo Clinic
  • Pre-Clinical Testing – Richard J. Caselli, M.D., professor of neurology, Mayo Clinic
  • The Development of Future Treatments – Pierre N. Tariot, M.D., geriatric psychiatrist, director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
  • Strategies for Care Partners and Caregivers – David W. Coon, Ph.D., associate vice provost for research collaborations, Health Solutions, Arizona State University
  • Q&A panel with scientists, social workers and the Governor’s Office on Aging

 

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