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Date:10/12/2010

WHAT: Brain function and health will be the focus of a Staying Sharp session on October 16 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Part of a highly recognized series, the program will emphasize successful aging through a panel discussion of memory, late-life brain disorders, and brain fitness. A question and answer session will follow the discussion.

WHO: The program is hosted by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, in partnership with NRTA: AARP's Educator Community and the MetLife Foundation. Featured speakers will be:

  • John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph.D. (moderator), William Maul Measey-Truman G. Schnabel, Jr., M.D., Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology; Director, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D., F.A.A.N., R.N., Marian S. Ware Professor of Gerontology; Director of NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

  • Jason Karlawish, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics; Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Center's Education, Recruitment and Retention Core, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Virginia M.-Y. Lee, Ph.D., M.B.A., Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research and Marian S. Ware Alzheimer Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Steven E. Arnold, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology; Director Penn Memory Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

WHEN: Saturday, October 16, 2010
10:00AM 12:00PM
The event is free and open to the public. Please call 1-800-65-BRAIN to register.

Free parking and refreshments will be available.

WHERE: Irvine Auditorium at the Perelman Quadrangle
University of Pennsylvania
3401 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA


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Contact: Ann Whitman
awhitman@dana.org
212-223-4040 x657
DANA Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

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