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From Neurodegeneration to
Brain Health:
An Integrated Approach

 
 

The Case Brain Health Collaborative in collaboration with University Hospitals Neurological Institute, Case Western Reserve University, and Neurological Institute at University Hospitals recently presented on Oct 25 - 26, 2013 a Medical Symposium on memory loss entitled “From Neurodegeneration to Brain Health: An Integrated Approach."

This symposium brought together the most distinguished brain scientists who explored the current biological, psychosocial and ecological aspects of memory loss disorders. The Keynote Speakers were: 


Stanley B. Prusiner, MD, Director of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of California, San Francisco, and recipient of the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1994 and the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1997 for his work in discovering the prion.

Karen Duff, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology in the Taub Institute at Columbia University and recipient of the Potamkin Prize in 2006 for her work on Alzheimer’s disease.

 

The video and audio recordings of the many of the symposium lectures can be viewed here:

Neurodegeneration to Brain Health: An Integrated Approach - Day 1

 

Neurodegeneration to Brain Health: An Integrated Approach - Day 2