FOR IMME D IATE RELEASE October 13, 2011
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Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Hosts Its Annual Fall Symposium on Oct. 18 Recent Discoveries May Impact New Treatments In Search For Cure Boston New treatments, scientific studies and more will be presented at this years Cure Alzheimer’s Fund 2011 Fall Symposium in Boston, Ma. All are welcome to attend, as a panel of doctors and researchers will be on hand to discussa recent discovery, which may alter the way doctors treat this terrible disease. The Fall Symposium, which takes place at the Mandarin Oriental, will give viewers an inside look at a new protein that is linked to the disease.The panel will discusshow this protein could lead to a host of opportunities for more advanced treatments to slow, stop or reverse the disease. Artists for Alzheimer’s (ARTZ) will also have an exhibit on display during the Symposium. ARTZ works to enhance the creative and cultural life of those living with Alzheimer’s. It allows them to express their feelings and lessen the stigma that typically accompanies the diagnosis of the disease. Robert Bazell, Chief Science & Health Correspondent for NBCNews, will be your host and moderator to get the afternoon started. The professional panel consists of Dr. Rudolph Tanzi and Dr. Robert Moir from Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital. Author of the national bestseller “The Forgetting, Alzheimer’s: Portrait of an Epidemic,” David Shenk, will also be on the panel to answers any questions you may have.
-moreCure Alzheimer’s Fund originated in 2004 due to the frustration of its founders who were unhappy with the lack of research and money being implemented to finding a cure for the disease.They decided to put together a strategy based on a venture capital model to accelerate Alzheimer’s research and focus all their efforts on finding a cure. Today, CAFhas some of the best scientific minds at renowned institutions acrossthe nation seeking to identify the causeof the disease,which will hopefully lead to the discovery of a cure. CAFis proud to present its 2011 Fall Symposium. About Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Cure Alzheimer’s Fund is a 501c3 public charity whose mission is to fund research with the highest probability of slowing, stopping or reversing Alzheimer’s disease.Cure Alzheimer’s Fund is characterized by a venture approach to philanthropy, which targets funding to specific research objectives. All expensesand overhead is paid for by its founders and all contributions go directly to research. The foundation has no financial of intellectual property interest in the research funded, and will make known the results of all funded research as soon as possible. Cure Alzheimer’s Fund is a national organization with offices in Boston and Pittsburgh. For more information, visit www.curealzfund.org.
Published on Feb 6, 2012