McGill Cares: Understanding Early Onset Dementia

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Join us on July 7, 2021 at noon for the next webcast in our biweekly series, McGill Cares, designed to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster, Alzheimer Care Consultant and Founder of the McGill Dementia Education Program, will explore topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia.

Understanding Early Onset Dementia

Dr. Pedro Rosa-Neto is a Professor in the Departments of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Psychiatry at McGill University and the Director of the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging. He was recently named Adjunct Professor at the Department of Biomedical Science and Engineering at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology. He is a Clinical Neurologist with expertise in the quantification of dementia pathophysiology and preclinical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease using biomarkers. He has been recognized by the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ) as a Senior Scholar and has a leadership role in the Team II Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR-CCNA).

Dr. Rosa-Neto will speak about early onset dementia, focusing on how and when it is diagnosed, the specific issues faced by those receiving the diagnosis, whether any measures can be taken to delay progression and possible treatments on the horizon.

This webcast is free and open to the public.

Click here beginning at 12:00 pm EDT on Wednesday, July 7th.

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