Advancing Health at UW-Madison
Exploring Solutions for Neurodegenerative Diseases
This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is requested to ensure adequate seating.
Thursday, March 5, 2:00-8:30 p.m.
H.F. DeLuca Forum
330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715
Map and directions
Parking is available in Lots 17, 20 and 80.
ALZHEIMER'S AND PARKINSON'S DISEASE RESEARCH DAY
2:00 p.m.: Opening Remarks Dr. Golden, Dean, School of Medicine and Public Health
2:15 p.m.: Introduction by Dr. Sanjay Asthana, Director, WI Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Keynote Address by Dr. Thomas Montine, MD, PhD, Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Director, Pacific Northwest Udall Center
3:15-5:00 p.m.: Reception/poster session to interact with scientists and discuss current research. Explore an interactive display focused on Exploring Solutions for Neurodegenerative Disorders.
ALZHEIMER'S AND PARKINSON'S DISEASE COMMUNITY DISCUSSION
5:00 p.m.: Opening remarks from the Morgridge Institute for Research and Morgridge Center for Public Service.
5:15 p.m.: "Advances in Neurodegeneration Research: The Power of Collaboration" by Marina Emborg, Director, Preclinical Parkinson's Research Program.
5:45 p.m.: "Research and Disambiguation of Neurodegenerative Diseases and Treatment Implications" Panel discussion with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease experts.
6:30-8:30 p.m.: Reception and Tango dancing demonstration with community participants.
The public is also invited to visit the "Exploring Solutions for Neurodegenerative Diseases" display in the Town Center's Discovery Niche during the spring of 2015. This interactive experience features UW–Madison research, treatment updates, resources for patients, videos and hands-on activities.
For more information:
Please contact Becky Balistreri at 608-316-4382 or
Parkinson's Disease Think Tank
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