Mid-South News
9:45 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Alzheimer's Diagnosis and Treatment

Memphis, TN – Over the next decade, millions of Baby Boomers will reach retirement age. About 5 percent of Americans between 65 and 74, and about half over 85 have the disease. Alzheimer's currently has no cure.

The Neuroscience Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is presenting a free public lecture on Monday, March 10 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. This lecture will discuss an "Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease," and will be held in the Pink Palace IMAX Auditorium.

Dr. Pierre Tariot, from the Banner Alzheimer's Institue in Phoenix, Arizona is the featured speaker. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. to enjoy the pre-lecture reception.

Monday, March 10
5:30 reception
6:00 - 7:00 lecture IMAX Auditorium
Pink Palace Museum
3050 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN
Please enter through the Museum Main Entrance
Call 448-5957 for more information.