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Research Grand Rounds: Alzheimer's Disease Spectrum Trials - Where Are We Now?

Date Fri, May 1
Time 12: 00 PM - 1: 00 PM
Location Zoom


This month's Research Grand Rounds features R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD, who will discuss "Alzheimer's Disease Spectrum Trials - Where Are We Now?"

Dr. Turner is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the Memory Disorders Program at Georgetown University. His clinical and translational research focuses on prediction, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, including imaging and biomarker studies, mechanistic studies, and clinical trials. He will present recent research findings - including results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single-site Phase 2a trial of nilotinib for Alzheimer's disease (submitted for publication).

For more information on the portfolio of trials underway at the Memory Disorders Program, visit https://memory.georgetown.edu

For more info on Dr. Turner, see https://www.linkedin.com/in/raymondscottturner

If anyone (50+) would like to contribute to research on cognition with aging, learn more at https://www.aptwebstudy.org/en/welcome


Research Grand Rounds are sponsored by MedStar Health Research Institute and Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) and bring together the MedStar Health community for a learning experience focusing on a different topic each month.

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