OBI Public Talk: Dementia Beyond Alzheimer's

Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 
6:30 PM (Talk Starts)
Ticket Price: 
FREE

The Ontario Brain Institute Presents:
 OBI Public Talk: 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

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 or call 647-872-1235.

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