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Webinar: Preventive Treatment for Alzheimer Disease

On November 30th, Dr. Saykin participated in a Webinar sponsored by Mt. Sinai Alzheimer’s Center in Miami, on Preventative Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. 

This valuable educational resource is available by clicking on this website http://www.mcisymposium.org/webinar 

Speakers:

Andrew Saykin, Psy.D.

Jessica Langbaum, Ph.D.

Susan M. Landau, Ph.D. 

Topics Presented: 

  • How genetic and other factors can determine when amyloid protein is deposited in the brain, resulting in symptoms of Alzheimer disease many years later.
  • Why effective treatment of Alzheimer disease may need to begin very early, well before symptoms are present.
  • How new treatment trials, which will begin in 2013, are being designed for the prevention of Alzheimer disease. 

Website includes recording and slides of all three presentations.