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Jun 6, 2019
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Curator’s Coffee: New Concepts in Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Cognitive Impairment
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

New Concepts in Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Cognitive Impairment                                                                                           

 Gary Rosenberg, M.D., Director UNM Center for Memory and Aging                                                                                                                         

Thursday, June 6, 2019, • 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.                                                                                          

Dr. Rosenberg is one of the nation’s leading researchers in vascular dementia, researching biomarkers for the early identification of types of dementia in order to assess results of treatment trials. He will discuss the importance of controlling high blood pressure and other vascular risk factors in prevention of dementia, and new treatments that he and others are developing to slow the onset of cognitive decline. Dr. Gary Rosenberg is Professor of Neurology at UNM Health Sciences Center. He is the former chair of the Neurology Department and is currently the Director of the UNM Center for Memory and Aging, which is the only center dedicated to diagnosing, treating and doing research that will impact the growing population, estimated to be over 43,000, of people in New Mexico who have some form of dementia


The Curator’s Coffee series is a café style program, a casual discussion followed by a hands-on experience. Attendance is limited to 15 people,and includes coffee, light refreshments and Museum admission. Cost per person is $8 (10 percent discount for members) Preregistration is required. Register online, go to www.NMnaturalhistory.org   Questions: jayne.aubele@state.nm.us

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