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On May 15th, the New York City Chapter held the second in a series of programs entitled “The Next Generation,” to introduce friends and supporters to promising scientists engaged in cutting-edge Alzheimer’s research. Guest speakers for the evening were Mony de Leon, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Brain Health at New York University School of Medicine, who, for over 25 years has continued to develop imaging and biomarker approaches for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and was voted “world’s pioneer in the brain imaging of Alzheimer’s disease” at the Alzheimer centennial in Tubingen, Germany in 2006; Dr. de Leon’s protégé Lisa Mosconi, Ph.D., M.S., Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, and the recipient of the Young Investigator in Neurosciences award, 1st place, from the Society for Nuclear Medicine in 2007; and Juha Rinne, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology at Turku University in Finland.

Hosted by Chapter Board Co-Chair Heath McLendon and his wife, Judy, the evening began with a genial cocktail hour where guests had the opportunity to speak with the presenters, followed by welcome addresses from Heath and Chapter President & CEO Lou-Ellen Barkan. Drs. de Leon and Mosconi then presented the evening’s program entitled, “Early Diagnosis: The Path to Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention,” a well-illustrated, informative look at new findings in the study of Alzheimer’s. Guests were treated to a special presentation by Dr. Rinne on European perspectives of early diagnosis. The evening concluded with an animated Q&A session.

 


Please contact Karen Holland, Development Associate, at 646-744-2926 or kholland@alznyc.org if you
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