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Dr B Ryan: The Key to Combating Dementia is Early Detection

Dr B Ryan: The Key to Combating Dementia is Early Detection

When:

  • Tue 25 Aug, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Where:

Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama

Restrictions:

R15

Ticket Information:

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.

This presentation will explain why early detection of dementia is vital for successful treatment. I will discuss my research, a longitudinal study of frontotemporal dementia that aims to identify dementia at its earliest stage, before clinical symptoms appear.

About Dr Brigid Ryan
Dr Brigid Ryan is a neuroscientist working at the Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland. She has expertise in neurodegenerative disease and a particular interest in early biomarkers of dementia. She is currently leading a multi-disciplinary longitudinal study of the earliest changes that occur in dementia.

Please register for this talk so we can plan seating for the expected numbers. A $5 donation on arrival at the door is appreciated but not compulsory.

Check out our other monthly Think Talks on our website.

Our Mission:
To provide quality adult and lifelong learning opportunities which empower individuals in their personal lives and as members of society.

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