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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 ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT: 'Momentum In Science'

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:

    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:

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