Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, PhD,  director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Duke University.

 “What you Need to Know About Alzheimer’s”

Location: Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest High School

Dr. Welsh-Bohmer has directed the Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer’s Center in the Department of Neurology at Duke University since 2006. She leads a multidisciplinary team focused on discovering the biological basis of Alzheimer’s disease and developing methods to enhance early diagnosis and speed drug discovery.

Currently, she oversees the neuropsychology scientific operations of a Phase III global clinical trial to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The methods her team is developing for this study fill have implications for accelerating global clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease prevention.

Hosted by: American Association of University Women

7:30 p.m.

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