Can we prevent Alzheimer’s? OHSU Brain Institute expert says ‘maybe’
05/25/12 Portland, Ore.
Top Alzheimer's researcher to speak about preventing disease at free public seminar
Free 'Can we prevent Alzheimer's disease' seminar
7-8 p.m., June 27, 2012
Third floor conference room, OHSU Center for Health & Healing, 3303 S.W. Bond Ave., Portland, Ore. 97239
While there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, there are things you can do to keep your brain healthy as you age. This seminar will review current prevention strategies for Alzheimer's and dementia, from simple lifestyle changes promoting brain health to experimental therapies offered at the OHSU Brain Institute. Presenting will be Joseph Quinn, M.D., a neurologist and national leader in dementia research with OHSU's Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center.
Interested people can register for the seminar at ohsuhealth.com/seminar or by calling 503 494-1122.
Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only health and research university and its only academic health center. As Portland's largest employer, OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the state. OHSU serves patients from every corner of the state and is a conduit for learning for more than 4,300 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to each county in the state.