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Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD

Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD

The Changing Medical View of Memory Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease


May 3, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Rachelle S. Doody, MD, PhD

Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research and Director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, 2 Riverside Circle (R3012)
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

Neurodegenerative disorders that cause memory loss begin decades before clinical symptoms appear. Individuals at increased risk can be identified based upon genetics, lifestyle, and the presence of subtle cognitive signs, especially in the presence of biological markers that suggest Alzheimer's disease pathology. We are entering an era of prevention trials for Alzheimer's disease, even as we broaden and refine the treatment targets.

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This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2013, or send an e-mail.

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