Baylor College of Medicine

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Baylor hosts Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lecture

Graciela Gutierrez


Houston, TX -

Experts from the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine will present the latest in research and information for patients and caregivers at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 8.

This year the event, co-hosted by Baylor and the Alzheimer’s Association® Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter, has a new location. It will take place in Cullen Auditorium on the main campus of Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center located at One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 7 p.m.

Dr. Joseph S. Kass and Dr. Melissa Yu, director and associate director of the ADMDC, respectively, will discuss the latest in Alzheimer’s disease research and treatment. Kass is a professor of neurology, psychiatry and medical ethics, vice chair for education in the Department of Neurology and associate dean of student affairs at Baylor. Yu is an associate professor of neurology, associate medical director of neurology and physician informaticist at Baylor.

Other representatives and researchers from the ADMDC and the Alzheimer’s Association will be on hand to discuss volunteer research opportunities and other support programs for those living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease.

The event is supported in part by the Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter and the Moselle and Milton Pollack Endowed Fund for Alzheimer’s Education in the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine.

What: Update on Alzheimer’s Disease Lecture

When: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
Registration – 6:30 p.m.
Program – 7 p.m.

Where: Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030
Cullen Auditorium, located directly behind main entrance lobby on first floor

Parking: Surface lot parking is available near the entrance for handicap guests on a first-come, first-served basis. All others are asked to park in Garage 6. Attendants will be on hand to direct drivers and guests.

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