Alzheimer's disease is receiving increased national attention as a major health concern now and in the future. Recent research suggests that Alzheimer's disease is a combination of genetic, environmental, and personal behavioral factors. The lecture will summarize research that explains how and why the disease develops and what can be done to prevent it in the future. Interesting and intriguing research from infancy to old age will be highlighted. The two perspectives represented by our guest speakers include a research scientist and a medical researcher and clinician:
Nassar Zawia, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Rhode Island
John Stoukides, MD, RPh, Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Roger Williams Medical Center
The Thewlis Lecture was held on March 19, 2014. The lecture was recorded and is available for viewing anytime on URI's Livestream site. (The audio kicks in at 13:53, during Dr. Clark's introduction.) Excellent and informative lectures!
This is the 9th annual Malford Thewlis Lecture. For details about Thewlis speakers from previous years (some with links to YouTube videos), click here.
Offered in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association of RI.
Stay tuned for a additional programs this year!