"From Neurodegeneration to Brain Health: An Integrated Approach" is a conference that will bring together distinguished brain scientists to explore the current biological, psychosocial and ecological aspects of memory loss disorders.
The conference is Oct. 25 and 26 at the Wolstein Research Building, Case Western Reserve University. It is presented by University Hospitals Case Medical Center and the Case Brain Health Collaborative, and sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Keynote speakers will be Stanley B. Prusiner, MD, director, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, and 1997 Nobel Prize winner for his discovery of prions, and Karen Duff, PhD, professor Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, The Taub Institute, Columbia University, and 2006 Potamkin Prize Winner.
A full schedule of presentations and registration information is available on the conference's Web site:
The symposium offers a rich and innovative program designed specifically for neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, neuroradiologists, pathologists, psychologists and neuroscientists.
The program is certified for CME credit.
The symposium also will feature a special evening at the Museum of Contemporary Art in its new building in Cleveland's University Circle.