Who
Simon's Research Lecture -Alzheimer's Association
When
Thursday, November 8, 2012
6:30pm - All Ages
Where
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts, USA 02466
Other Info
Dr. Kristine Yaffe M.D. will speak on current research about risk factors of Alzheimer's disease. She is a professor at UC San Fransisco. Free and open to the public with dessert refreshments after the lecture. Free parking.
You must RSVP to the Alzheimer's Association to guarantee a seat.

For more information and to register, go to alz.org/manh
http://alzmass.org/simons12registration.html

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.

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