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brainXchange event: The Landscape of Dementia Therapeutics

No new medication for Alzheimer Disease and dementia  (other than treatments for the behavioural problems) has been approved in Canada in twenty years. We will review where we are now - medications with modest effects for cognitive symptoms and behavioural and psychological problems. We will look at where we want to be with curative and preventative treatments, and examine how we may get to those goals in the next decade.

Presenter:



Howard Chertkow, MD, FRCP, FCAHS

Dr. Chertkow is a cognitive neurologist and director of the new Kimel Central for Brain Health at the Baycrest Health Sciences  Centre. He is also Senior Scientist and Chair in Cognitive Neurology and Innovation at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute and a Professor in the Dept. of Medicine (Neurology) at University of Toronto. His major areas of research interest include early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, and therapy of dementia using neuromodulation approaches such as transcranial direct current stimulation.

Dr. Chertkow is Scientific Director for the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a national organization established by the Canadian government via CIHR and partners.


This integrated KTE webinar event is brought to you by brainXchange in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Canadian Consortium of Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA).
 
Registration is FREE, but space is limited. Click here to register.

If the registration link above does not work, please copy and paste the following into your web browser: https://dementiatherapeutics.eventbrite.ca

Connection Details: Technical Requirements

*You will receive an email confirmation shortly after registration, which will include an online link and a teleconference number with an access code.*

Visual Support -- The presentation will be accessible via an Internet connection. This connection can be any web-enabled laptop or desktop computer of your choice.

Audio support -- Audio support for the presentation will be provided through your telephone via a toll-free line.

Please note:

By registering for / participating in this event, you will be added to the brainXchange newsletter list, where you will be emailed bi-monthly newsletters and information on upcoming events. You may unsubscribe at any time

This event will be recorded.  By choosing to participate in the event, you consent to the recording.  Recordings will be made available on the brainXchange website and on Vimeo.

If you have further questions, please contact Jillian McConnell at: jillian@brainxchange.ca

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