HBO, GLADSTONE INSTITUTE OF NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE, UC DAVIS ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE CENTER, UCSF MEMORY & AGING CENTER AND THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, NO. CAL.
PRESENT AN ADVANCE SCREENING OF THE ALZHEIMER’S PROJECT: Momentum In Science
Panel Discussion To Follow With Leading Alzheimer’s Experts Featured In Film
WHAT: The community is invited to attend a FREE advance screening of Momentum in Science, part of a four-part documentary film from HBO Documentary Films’ THE ALZHEIMER’S PROJECT on Wednesday, April 22. A distinguished panel of internationally renowned Alzheimer’s experts featured in the film will participate in a discussion and Q&A session immediately following the screening.
Momentum in Science takes a close a close look at groundbreaking discoveries made by the country’s leading scientists as well as the future of the disease. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., affecting 5.3 million individuals and their families nationwide – a number on track to double by the year 2030.
THE ALZHEIMER’S PROJECT debuts May 10. For more information, go to: HBO.com/Alzheimers.
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009
6:30 P.M. – Doors Open 7:00 P.M. – Screening
8:00 P.M. – Panel Discussion
PANEL: Charles DeCarli, MD: Professor of Neurology; Director, UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Lennart Mucke, MD: Professor of Neurology, UC San Francisco; Director & Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
Dale Schenk, PhD: Executive Vice President & Chief Science Officer, Elan Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Pat McConahay, Freelance Reporter
ADD: John Hoffman, Producer, ALZHEIMER’S
INFO: The public is invited to this free event; RSVP at 415.765.7793 or online:
Official Website: https://homeboxoffice.com/rsvp/alzheimersSF
Added by suzannepublicity on April 16, 2009