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Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment By Rudolph E. Tanzi Ph.D. (2:00)
Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 2:00 PM until 3:30 PM
Zoom information to be provided to registrants in advance.
Half of people who reach 85 years will have Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Neuroscientist Dr. Rudolph Tanzi will present the newest information on the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and review the remarkable progress in understanding this complex disease, including his lab’s discovery of four genes that cause the disease. He’ll also discuss the emerging therapies to treat Alzheimer’s and reduce risk. Finally, Dr. Tanzi will talk more broadly about how to keep our brains healthy and sharp through a variety of lifestyle interventions.
Dr. Rudolph Tanzi is a world-renowned Professor of Neurology at Harvard University, and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is investigating the genetic causes of Alzheimer’s and developing therapies to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s. Dr. Tanzi and Dr. Deepak Chopra discuss the tools to help prevent Alzheimer’s and other chronic diseases in their trilogy of best-selling books and accompanying PBS shows: Super Brain, Super Genes, and The Healing Self.
This virtual program is presented in partnership with the Boston Public Library, as part of Beacon Hill Village’s Living Well Ending Well series. Closed captioning is available.
Advance online registration required here by clicking "Register Now" at top-right (BHV members must log in before registering) or by calling Beacon Hill Village at 617-723-9713. Registrants will receive the Zoom link for the program. Free and open to the public.