Includes Discussion With Local Alzheimer's Experts Featured In Film
SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: The community is invited to attend a FREE advance screening of Momentum in Science, part of a four-part documentary film from HBO Documentary Films' THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT on Thursday, May 7 at the Phoenix Convention Center. A distinguished panel of local, internationally renowned Alzheimer's experts featured in the film will participate in a discussion and Q&A session immediately following the screening. Momentum in Science takes a close a close look at groundbreaking discoveries made by the country's leading scientists as well as the future of the disease. Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., affecting 5.3 million individuals and their families nationwide. THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT debuts May 10. For more information, go to: HBO.com/Alzheimers. WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2009 6:00 P.M. - Doors Open 6:30 P.M. - Screening 7:30 P.M. - Panel Discussion WHERE: PHOENIX CONVENTION CENTER, West Bldg; 100 N. 3rd St., Phoenix PANEL: Joseph Rogers, PhD: Director, LI Roberts Alzheimer's Lab, Sun Health Research Institute Tom Beach, MD, PhD: Director, Civin Neuropathology Lab, Sun Health Research Institute Marwan Sabbagh, MD: Director, Clinical Research, Sun Health Research Institute Moderator: Pat McMahon, TV Journalist INFO: The public is invited to this free event; RSVP at 888.684.0385 or online: www.homeboxoffice.com/rsvp/alzheimersAZ The Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium consists of the following institutions: Arizona State University, Banner Alzheimer's Institute, Barrow Neurological Institute, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Sun Health Research Institute, Translational Genomics Research Institute and University of Arizona. A Selection of JPEG's & Clip Reels Are Available
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