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Lunch and Learn: Frontotemporal Dementia
October 30, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
Speaker Dr. Roberson is a neurologist and neuroscientist whose research is focused on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, including frontotemporal dementia. The Roberson lab, at UAB, studies the neurobiology of Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia (FTD), using mouse models to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms of these disorders and identify new therapeutic strategies, with a particular focus on tau and progranulin. His lab is one of eleven in the UAB Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics, which Dr. Roberson leads along with Dr. Andrew West. Dr. Roberson is also active in clinical research and patient care, directing the UAB Alzheimer’s Disease Center, leading clinical trials, and caring for patients with memory disorders and dementia at the Kirklin Clinic.
Reservations required. 205-871-7970 or [email protected]