An evening of cutting-edge Alzheimer's research featuring conversations with local researchers about progress made in several topic areas including anti-amyloid treatments and other therapies in the pipeline, lifestyle risk factors, and genetics. Hosted by the Alzheimer's Association Wednesday April 5, 2017, 6 p.m. (Reception) 7 p.m. (Program), at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library. To reserve seating, register at: alz.org/MANH or call 617-868-6718. This program is free and open to the public.
Join us for the annual AlzTalks program on Monday April 3, 2017, 6:30 p.m. (Reception) 7 p.m. (Program). Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association MA/NH Chapter the event will be at Quinsigamond Community College, Harrington Learning Center, 670 W. Boylston St., Worcester, MA 01606
Featuring speaker Jonathan Jackson, Ph.D, Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Jackson will be talking about The Brain: Aging and Alzheimer's Disease with focus on the current research findings in early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease including information on upcoming clinical trials that aim to prevent Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms are exhibited will also be discussed.
To reserve seating, register at: http://alzmass.org/alztalks/ or call 800-272-3900. This program is free and open to the public.
Find out the latest resources and treatment details on Alzheimer’s disease during the next educational update hosted by the McCourt Foundation Saturday March 4, 2017 at 10 a.m., at the Newton Marriott Hotel. To reserve seating, call 781-444-2544. This program is free and open to the public.
Alzheimer's in the News
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It's Your Health With Lisa Davis. March 2017. It's Your Health with Lisa Davis interviews Dr. Jonathan Jackson, Instructor in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, about health disparities around Alzheimer’s disease for Black Americans and some of the barriers to access new therapies, as well as the importance of participating in research to find improved treatments.
Newsweek. February 16, 2017. This aggressive attempt to prevent Alzheimer’s rather than treating it is the most exciting new development in decades, as well as a radical departure for researchers and the pharmaceutical industry.
Blood Test Might Predict Who Will Develop Alzheimer’s
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