Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. – Support, Education and Research for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Annual Management and Research Symposium

35th Annual Alzheimer's Tennessee 

Alzheimer's Disease Management and Research Symposium

August 19 & 20, 2021

Online Webinar - $50

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The latest brain health research & Alzheimer’s management best practices presented by leading scientists and academics.

This two-day online activity includes topics related to the diagnoses and management of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

  • Newest Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Treatment and Research
  • Evidence Based Best Practices for Symptom Management
  • Proven Strategies for Improving Quality of Life for those Living with Dementia

Symposium Presenters include:

 

Gregory A. Jicha, MD, Ph.D. Professor of Neurology and a Researcher at the NIH funded Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky, one of ten original centers funded by NIH.

Dr. Jicha’s research focuses on MCI and its subtypes, such as Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Vascular Dementia, FTD and others. His clinical investigations focus on the unique presentation and clinical course for each subtype of MCI and correlate this with final neuropathologic outcomes to further refine and develop a more accurate diagnosis of predementia.

 
Jeffrey Iliff, PhD is a presenter at the 2021 Symposium. His pioneering research on the “glymphatic system” shows how the brain’s waste products are cleared during sleep.
Dr. Iliff’s work explores glymphatic underpinnings of Alzheimer’s and similar conditions

 

Monica Crane, MD, is a geriatric medicine specialist and Medical Director and Founder of Genesis Neuroscience Clinic. She is the site principal investigator for Imaging Dementia – Evidence Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study, as well as sub-investigator for multiple ongoing Alzheimer’s disease trials. She is the Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at both the Graduate School of Medicine at UT-Knoxville as well as at the UT Health Science Center Memphis.

 

 

Registration Site Coming Soon!

 

TARGET AUDIENCE: Primary Care Physicians, APNs and PAs; Neurologists, Psychologists, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators and Social Workers.

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