Alzheimer's Talks

A free teleconference series offered by UsAgainstAlzheimer's covering a wide range of topics with leaders in the Alzheimer's community. If you're interested in sponsoring a call, email hjameson@usagainstalzheimers.org.

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January 25, 2017

Repurposing Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's? Dr. Scott Turner

For the first Alzheimer’s Talks of 2017, we spoke with Dr. Scott Turner of Georgetown University to discuss a fascinating new clinical trial that is exploring the repurposing of an existing drug, as a potential new Alzheimer's treatment.

Dr. Turner is one of the nation’s foremost clinical researchers in Alzheimer’s. He is Professor of Neurology at Georgetown University Medical Center, medical co-director of Georgetown Translational Neurotherapeutics Program and Director of the Memory Disorders...

Alzheimer's Talks
November 16, 2016

EXERT Exercise Study - Dr. Laura Baker

For our final Alzheimer’s Talks call for 2016, we were honored to have Dr. Laura Baker join us to discuss her research on the impact of aerobic exercise on Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, and to provide details of a new study she is conducting called the EXERT trial.

Dr. Baker is Associate Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine, and Associate Director of...

Alzheimer's Talks
October 17, 2016

Could Microbes Cause Alzheimer's? Dr. Rudy Tanzi

For this Alzheimer’s Talks, we were honored to have Dr. Rudy Tanzi share his fascinating new work on a microbial hypothesis of the causes of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Tanzi is the Vice Chair of Neurology and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He was chosen by the Geoffrey Beene Foundation...

Alzheimer's Talks
September 12, 2016

Positive Approach to Brain Change - Teepa Snow

For our September Alzheimer’s Talks, we were honored to welcome Teepa Snow, a respected dementia and Alzheimer’s care expert with a background in occupational therapy and more than 35 years of experience in clinical practice.

Through her Positive Approach® to Brain Change, Teepa helps family members, friends, caregivers, and professionals build skills to be a better care partner. This approach to supporting and engaging people experiencing changes in brain function emphasizes...