September 7, 2007
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Mark your calendar: Alzheimer’s expert will lead program on advances in research and treatment Oct. 16

As part of the inaugural activites, the Health Science Center’s 2007 Distinguished Speaker Series will continue on Tuesday, Oct. 16, with Dr. Steven DeKosky, professor and chair in the Department of Neurology and director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. DeKosky will present “Alzheimer’s Disease: Advances in Basic and Clinical Research and Implications for Treatment.” He will also participate in a panel discussion with other Alzheimer’s experts. The program starts at 5:15 pm in Luibel Hall, with a reception following in the Atrium. The free program offers CME credits, and is open to anyone. Seating is limited, so to get your name on the list call the PACE office at ext. 2539.

This is the third installment of the 2007 Distinguished Speaker Series – an ongoing series of presentations by world-renowned scientists for intellectual and educational exchange with Health Science Center faculty and the North Texas community.

Panel members:
Dr. Jim Simpkins (moderator), chair of pharmacology and neuroscience and director of the Institute for Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research
Dr. Peter Koulen, professor of pharmacology and neuroscience
Dr. Janice Knebl, professor of internal medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics
Dr. Jim Stimpson, assistant professor of social and behavioral sciences
Theresa Hocker, executive director of the North Central Texas Alzheimer's Association. UNT HSC Logo


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