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Public Talk: Prof Kaarin Anstey

Public Talk: Prof Kaarin Anstey
Location:
Terrace Room, Level 6, Sir Llew Edwards Building, 14, University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus
Start:
6:30pm Friday, 6th May 2011
Finish:
9:00pm Friday, 6th May 2011

Is it possible to prevent Alzheimer's disease?

More than 260,000 Australians are living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is expected to rise to nearly a million by the middle of the century. Professor Kaarin Anstey will discuss the current state of knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease and possibilities for its prevention.

Kaarin Anstey is a Professor of psychology at Australian National University and Director of both the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre and the Ageing Research Unit at the Centre for Mental Health Research. Her research focuses on chronic disease and mental health, prevention of dementia, and the impact of cognitive decline on productive ageing.

Talk from 7 - 8pm, Refreshments from 6.30pm and afterwards

RSVP by Monday 2 May 2011 to psychalum@psy.uq.edu.au or (07) 3346 9517

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