Lecture Series

Lecture Series

The BU ADC organizes a bi-monthly lecture series that features presentations from experts in a range of disciplines related to Alzheimer’s disease, including local, national and international leaders in the field.

Each lecture will be held at BU School of Medicine, 72 East Concord Street, on a Wednesday from noon until 1:00pm. Room assignments are below.

Fall 2013 Speakers

October 16th – R-115
Dr. Neil W. Kowall, “Epigenetic Mechanisms in Neurodegenerative Disease”

November 6th – L-110
Dr. Kostas Lykestos, “Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia: Where Are We Headed?”

November 20th – Alzheimer’s Research Day – Heibert Lounge, L-14
Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, “Alzheimer’s Disease: From Genes to Therapies in the Whole Genome Era”

December 18th – R-115
Dr. Robert A. Stern, “The Clinical Presentation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy”

Spring 2014 Speakers

January 15th – L-110
Dr. Wendy Qiu, “Amylin and its Analogs: Friend or Foe for Alzheimer’s Disease”

February 12th – L-119
Dr. Memi Watanabe, “Quantitative MRI of the Human Brain: Lifetime Age-Related Effects”

March 12th – L-112
Dr. Ann McKee, “Sports and Military TBI: Pathways to Neurodegeneration”

April 30th – L-110
Dr. Benjamin Wolozin, “Stress granules and Neurodegeneration: The Role of RNA Binding Proteins in Alzheimer’s Disease.


For information about upcoming speakers and presentation topics, please e-mail the Education Core at abourlas@bu.edu


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