Alzheimer’s Research Symposium in Boston Oct. 18

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund To Host Panel Discussion on Alzheimer’s

Robert Bazell, NBC Chief Science and Health Correspondent,
Will Moderate Panel

Boston—Advancements made in research and treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease will be just some of the topics discussed at the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund 2011 Fall Symposium on Oct. 18.  The event is free and open to all, and those interested in learning more about the progress being made in Alzheimer’s research are encouraged to attend.

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, a non-profit whose mission is to support research with the goal of slowing, stopping or reversing the disease, will host the symposium. Dr. Rudolph Tanzi and Dr. Robert Moir from Massachusetts General Hospital will be among the speakers, and David Shenk, author of the national bestseller, “The Forgetting, Alzheimer’s: Portrait of an Epidemic,” will also be part of the discussion.

Hosting the discussion will be Robert Bazell, Chief Science and Health Correspondent for NBC News.

WHAT: The 2011 Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Taking Control Through Research Symposium

Alzheimer’s experts will discuss the most recent findings in Alzheimer’s research, and an exhibit from ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer’s ®, will be on display.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

Registration:                 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Panel discussion:         4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental, 776 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02199

The symposium is free, but registration is required. Go to http://curealz.org/symposium to register for this event.