Panel Discussion To Follow With Leading Alzheimer's Experts Featured In Film
SAN FRANCISCO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: HBO, Gladstone Institute Of Neurological Disease, UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center, UCSF Memory & Aging Center and The Alzheimer's Association, No. Cal. present an advance screening of the "Momentum In Science" documentary film from HBO's THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT free to the public on Wednesday, April 22. Immediately following the screening, a distinguished panel of Alzheimer's experts will hold a discussion moderated by former KVIE television reporter, Pat McConahay. A co-presentation with the National Institute on Aging, this multi-platform series takes a close look at groundbreaking discoveries made by the country's leading scientists, as well as the effects of this debilitating and fatal disease on those with Alzheimer's and their families. California First Lady Maria Shriver serves as Executive Producer of the series. THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT debuts May 10. For more information, go to: HBO.com/Alzheimers. WHEN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009 6:00 P.M. - Doors Open 7:00 P.M. - Screening 8:00 P.M. - Panel Discussion WHERE: NOB HILL MASONIC CENTER, 1111 California Street, San Francisco PANEL: Charles DeCarli, MD: Professor of Neurology; Director, UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Lennart Mucke, MD: Director & Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease Dale Schenk, PhD: Executive Vice President & Chief Science Officer, Elan Pharmaceuticals Moderator: Pat McConahay, Freelance Reporter ADD: John Hoffman, Producer, ALZHEIMER'S INFO: The public is invited to this free event; RSVP at 415.765.7793 or online:https://homeboxoffice.com/rsvp/alzheimersSF
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