Date:Tue Feb 28th 2017
Start time:06:30 PM
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