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Can We Prevent Dementias Now? Scientific Symposium

October 17, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Department of CNS at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University invites you to attend the full-day symposium on dementia.

About this Event

Background: Dementia means a decline in the ability to think, remember and act resulting in a loss of self-sufficiency. Two main pathologies afflict the aging brain, vascular (blood vessels) and Alzheimer’s. A convergence of developments makes Canada a unique country to begin preventing Dementia. New approaches, tools and partners will yield further evidence for preventing some Dementias in the immediate future.

Event Information: This full-day event is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. allows guests the opportunity to learn about the development of new approaches, tools and partnerships in the prevention of some dementias. The event will consist of three themed panels

  • State of Current Approaches
  • Convergent Developments
  • From Plans to Action.

To conclude the Symposium, a public forum will discuss ways YOU can prevent your Dementia risk. Symposium speakers represent researchers, clinicians, and community members from around the world who are experts in their fields.

Event Location: Auditorium A – University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London, ON N6A 5A5

Who Can Attend: The Symposium is open to researchers, health professionals, students, policy-makers and the interested public.

Free Admission: Please register to RSVP for the event.


October 17, 2019
4:00 am - 12:30 pm
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University Hospital – LHSC
339 Windermere Road
London, Ontario N6A 5A5 Canada
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