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NEWS | February 10, 2014

Recent advances in clinical trials research for Alzheimer's

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.)

Professor of Neurology John Olichney will provide an update on recent advances in clinical trials research for Alzheimer’s disease during the next UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center 2014 Community Discovery Lecture Series presentation. The event will be held on Thursday, March 6, in the auditorium of the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St., Sacramento. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Olichney is a behavioral neurologist specializing in cognitive disorders and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. His research at the Alzheimer’s Disease Center includes studies of language and memory using neuroimaging techniques. His presentation will highlight recent advances in clinical trials that have surpassed solely treating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. He also will discuss preventive strategies that may help with memory loss for those at risk of the condition.

For reservations, please call, 916-734-5728, or visit the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center on Facebook.  The Alzheimer’s Disease Center 2014 Community Discovery Lecture Series is sponsored by Sunrise Senor Living, Norwood Pines Alzheimer’s Care Center, Primrose Alzheimer’s Living, Inc. and Eskaton.

The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is one of only 27 research centers designated by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging. The center's goal is to translate research advances into improved diagnosis and treatment for patients while focusing on the long-term goal of finding a way to prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease. Also funded by the state of California, the center allows researchers to study the effects of the disease on a uniquely diverse population. For more information, visit alzheimer.ucdavis.edu.