John Rutledge, professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UC Davis, will present “Brain Food: Myths and Opportunities” as part of an ongoing lecture series focused on healthy brain aging and dementia prevention. The lecture will take place Thursday, July 19 at the UC Davis MIND Institute Auditorium, 2825 50th St., Sacramento from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The event is free but reservations are required.
Rutledge received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Texas and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He is a Richard A. and Nora Eccles Harrison Endowed Chair for Diabetes Research and received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Rutledge specializes in cardiology, lipid disorders and reversal of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. During his presentation, he will provide preventive measures for cardiovascular disease and discuss the link to brain health and aging well.
Additional lectures include:
· Aug. 9 – Time to Wake Up to Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease
Kristine Yaffe, professor of psychiatry, neurology and epidemiology at UCSF
· Sept. 6 – Brain Health: Looking Back to Move Forward
Rachel Whitmer, chief of the Division of Epidemiology at UC Davis
· Oct. 11 – The Aging Mind: A Look Under the Hood
Denise Park, distinguished professor of behavioral and brain sciences at the University of Texas
For additional information, please visit ucdavis.edu/alzheimers or call 916-734-5728. To register for the event, visit eventbrite.com and search “UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center.”
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