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NIH Public Bulletin – April 2012

Is It Memory Loss or Alzheimer’s Disease? Learn the Facts

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Where: Suburban Hospital Auditorium, 8600 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD
Institute: NIH Clinical Center (CC)

How can you tell normal memory changes that come with age from something more serious? Join experts from the NIH Clinical Center, Suburban Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Medicine as they offer clarity about ordinary forgetfulness and early signs of Alzheimer's disease. Presenters will also discuss the latest research on prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Presenters

  • Madhav Thambisetty, staff clinician, Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging, NIH, and adjunct assistant professor of neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Harry Gill, medical director, Suburban Hospital Behavioral Health Services; executive director, Washington School of Psychiatry; and clinical assistant professor, George Washington University

This lecture is part of the Medicine for the Public lecture series, a health education program sponsored by the NIH Clinical Center, Suburban Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Next Steps

The Medicine for the Public lecture series is free and open to the public. To register or for more information, call (301) 896-3939 or visit http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/about/news/mfp.shtml. On-site registration and light refreshments will be available beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the day of the lecture.

This page last reviewed on August 21, 2012

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