Date:Tue Feb 28th 2017

Start time:06:30 PM

Off­site - 

DEMENTIA BEYOND ALZHEIMER’S

Other neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s disease and ALS can also lead to dementia and other cognitive impairments. Hear from three London researchers who are re-examining how we speak, think, and move so we can understand, and eventually treat, dementia better.

Learn more at this free public talk by the Ontario Brain Institute featuring:

  • Dr. Elizabeth Finger: Scientist and Neurologist, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Dr. Mandar Jog: Director of the National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence, London Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. J.B. Orange: Professor, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Western University

Moderated by: Meredith Levine: Western Journalism Professor and Multimedia Journalist

Date: Tue, February 28, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Location: Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas Street East, London, ON N5W 2Z6

Registration: To register for the event, please visit the Ontario Brain Institute website.

The speakers are part of the Ontario Neurodegenerative Disease Research Initiative (ONDRI) - a provincial collaboration studying dementia and how to improve the diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. For more information, please visit: ondri.ca

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