Are We Getting Close to Ending Alzheimer's? Advances in Biomarkers and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
Nikhil Palekar, MD
Medical Director, Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Neurology and Medicine
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Thursday, May 5
2 pm (via Zoom™)
Meeting ID: 975 480 1186
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Alzheimer's disease is a public health crisis affecting millions of people worldwide. Rates of Alzheimer's increases with age, and Long Island has the second largest population of peole 65 and older in New York State. Current treatments for this progressive illness are minimally effective. There is an urgent need to develop effective treatments and biomarkers to diagnose this illness early. This presentation will focus on the latest scientific advances in biomarkers for early detection and novle treatments that could have the potential to cure Alzheimer's. We will also focus on strategies to address the significant disability associated with this devastating disorder that impacts both patients and their caregivers. Brought to you by the Stony Brook School of Social Welfare.
TALK WITH A DOC: Alzheimer's and Dementia
Christopher Christodoulou, PhD
Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease
Wednesday, June 1, 20022
11 am (via ZOOM™)
Over 50? Many health issues can sneak up on you! Six in 10 adults have at least one chronic disease and four in 10 have two or more. The good news is that many of the conditions can be avoided in the first place or better managed with simple diet and exercise changes. Join neuropsychologist, Christopher Christodoulou, PhD, in this AARP-sponsored virtual event, to learn more about the actions you can take now to live a healthier life for good. As a member of the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease, Dr. Christodoulou provides neuropsychological evaluations and consults regarding different diagnoses to help guide treatment and care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their families. AARP membership not required. Presented by the Long Island Health Collaborative. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (631) 963-4767.