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Medical Alumni Association Event: Webinar | Demystifying Dementia—Breakthroughs in Diagnosis and Treatment

Ward Doors

When: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Jillian Kurtz Brubaker | Associate Director, Alumni Engagement   (312) 503-8012

Group: Medical Alumni Association

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Webinar: Demystifying Dementia—Breakthroughs in Diagnosis and Treatment
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. CDT
Northwestern University Medical Alumni Association invites you to a virtual event: “Demystifying Dementia—Breakthroughs in Diagnosis and Treatment.”

Nupur Ghoshal, ’01 PhD, ’03 MD
President, Medical Alumni Association Board
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry
Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Ghoshal will offer a dementia primer and provide a survey of the leading causes of dementia including Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia. The new molecular tools available to derive a diagnosis during a patient’s lifetime will be reviewed. Exciting breakthroughs in the field in terms of treatment advances, now or soon to be available to patients, will also be explored.

Advance registration is required.



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