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New Directions in Alzheimer’s Disease Research from Cure to Prevention

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 @ 7:30 PM-9:00 PM

Free

Featured Speaker: John C. Morris, M.D., Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Pathology and Immunlogy, Professor of Physical Therapy, Professor of Occupational Therapy, Washington University in St. Louis; Director of the Center for Aging, the Memory and Aging Project and the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; 2013 Academy of Science – St. Louis Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Peter H. Raven Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

It is the only cause of death among the top 10 in America without a way to prevent it, cure it or even slow its progression and one that is predicted to cost the nation $1.2 trillion by 2050. Join us for a look at current trends and recent momentum in Alzheimer’s disease research and clinical prevention trials with one of the world’s foremost Alzheimer’s disease researchers.

Parking is FREE in Zoo’s North Lot.
FREE & OPEN to ALL. Registration not required.
For more information call 314-533-8586 or email events@academyofsciencestl.org

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John Morris, M.D., 2013 Academy of Science - St. Louis Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Peter H. Raven Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

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Date:
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Time:
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Saint Louis Zoo
1 Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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