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Navigating the Brain Research Landscape

Let us share this slid­edeck sup­port­ing an impor­tant ses­sion at the 2019 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit: The Future of Brain Health (March 7–9th).  Full record­ings are avail­able for pur­chase here.

8.45–10.15am. Nav­i­gat­ing the Brain Research Land­scape

  • Dr. Peter White­house, Pro­fes­sor of Neu­rol­o­gy at Case West­ern Reserve Uni­ver­si­ty
  • Dr. Nir Gross­man, Lec­tur­er in the Divi­sion of Brain Sci­ences at Impe­r­i­al Col­lege Lon­don
  • Dr. Reza Zomor­ro­di, Project Sci­en­tist at Uni­ver­si­ty of Toronto’s Cen­tre for Addic­tion and Men­tal Health (CAMH)
  • Chaired byRebec­ca Can­ter, Asso­ciate at the Demen­tia Dis­cov­ery Fund (DDF)

Bill Gates announces $50 million investment to fight Alzheimer’s Disease

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Why I’m Dig­ging Deep Into Alzheimer’s (Bill Gates):

In every part of the world, peo­ple are liv­ing longer than they used to. Thanks to sci­en­tif­ic advance­ments, few­er peo­ple die young from heart dis­ease, can­cer, and infec­tious dis­eases. It’s no longer unusu­al for a per­son to live well into their 80s and beyond. My dad will cel­e­brate his 92nd birth­day in a cou­ple weeks, a mile­stone that was prac­ti­cal­ly unimag­in­able when he was born.

This fact—that peo­ple are liv­ing longer than ever before—should always be a won­der­ful thing. But what hap­pens when it’s not? Read the rest of this entry »

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