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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

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Event

McGill Cares: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 12:00to12:30
Jay Ingram

Join us on April 20, 2022 at noon for the next McGill Cares webcast to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster explores topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia.   

A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s 

Jay Ingram is a science broadcaster and writer. He has hosted two national science programs, Quirks and Quarks on CBC Radio and Daily Planet on Discovery Channel Canada, and has written nineteen books, three of which have won Canadian Science Writers' Awards.  Mr. Ingram has six honorary degrees and is a member of the Order of Canada. From 2005-2015, he chaired the Science Communications Program at the Banff Centre.  He is currently one of the hosts of the podcast Anthropomania

His book, The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s, was published in 2014. 

Mr. Ingram will talk about what compelled him to write about Alzheimer’s disease and share what science is teaching us about the brain and memory and whether we might ever find a cure for this disease.  

Click here to watch the webcast at 12 pm EDT Wednesday, April 20, 2022, when the link will become public and accessible. 

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