Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter Hosts 26th Annual Chapter Meeting: “Brain Mapping: Implications For Alzheimer’s Research?”

When:
October 1, 2013 – October 2, 2013 all-day America/New York Timezone
2013-10-01T04:00:00+00:00
2013-10-02T04:00:00+00:00
Where:
242 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10036
USA
Cost:
Free

Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter Hosts 26th Annual Chapter Meeting: “Brain Mapping: Implications For Alzheimer’s Research?”

Dr. Max Gomez, Ph.D., CBS 2 Medical Reporter, To Serve As Moderator

The event will also include a book signing by Dr. Max Gomez, co-author of The Healing Cell: How the Greatest Revolution in Medical History is Changing Your Life.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

  • 5:30 p.m. Check-in
  • 6:00 p.m. Program and Q & A
  • 8:00 p.m.: Reception to meet the panel and book signing by Dr. Gomez

The TimesCenter: 242 West 41st Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) in Manhattan

ADMISSION:  FREE

On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will convene its 26th Annual Meeting, and bring together a distinguished panel of medical and scientific experts, moderated by Dr. Max Gomez, Ph.D., CBS 2 Medical Reporter, to tackle “Brain Mapping: Implications For Alzheimer’s Research.”

Among the discussion topics will be: What is brain mapping? Can it help us understand Alzheimer’s disease? What is the federal government doing to support brain mapping research and is it enough?

 

Among the expert panelists will be:

 

  • Peter Davies, PhD, Scientific Director, Litwin-ZuckerCenter for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease, Feinstein Institute, North Shore/LIJ Healthcare System
  • Mony J. de Leon, EdD, Professor of Psychiatry and Founder and Director of the Center for Brain Health, Department of Psychiatry, NYULangoneMedicalCenter
  • Scott A. Small, MD, Professor, Boris and Rose Katz Professor of Neurology and Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Columbia University Division of Aging and Dementia, Taub Institute

 

The event is supported by Bill and Jane Brachfeld and a contribution from Lilly USA, LLC, which has no control over its content.

 

 

CONTACT:     R.S.V.P. by September 24, 2013 to Caitlin McCurn at  (646) 744-2998 or [email protected] For more information and online registration, please visit www.alznyc.org/annualmeeting.

 

 

 

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