September 11 from 6:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. Voices in Science Lecture: New Concepts in Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Cognitive Impairment by Gary Rosenberg, MD, Director UNM Center for Memory and Aging. Rosenberg is one of the nation’s leading researchers in vascular dementia, researching biomarkers for the early identification of types of dementia in order to assess results of treatment trials. He will discuss the importance of controlling high blood pressure and other vascular risk factors in prevention of dementia, and new treatments that he and others are developing to slow the onset of cognitive decline.
Dr. Gary Rosenberg is Professor of Neurology at UNM Health Sciences Center. He is the former chair of the Neurology Department and is currently the Director of the UNM Center for Memory and Aging, which is the only center dedicated to diagnosing, treating and doing research that will impact the growing population, estimated to be over 43,000, of people in New Mexico who have some form of dementia.
Cost: $8; $7 members; $5 students.
Preregistration is encouraged or tickets can be purchased at the door the evening of the event (if seats are available). Register Here