Symposium on Imaging the Aging Brain

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Featuring nationally recognized experts in the fields of neuroimaging, neurology, and psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry invites you to join us for a special symposium on Imaging the Aging Brain. Come and learn how imaging technology is transforming the way scientists study the aging brain and how this innovative research is contributing to improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders.

Register Now and Join Us on October 10th! The symposium features presentations by talented researchers form the Harvard Medical School, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Brad DickersonBradford Dickerson, MD, MMSc
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Tom Rickles Endowed Chair in Primary Progressive Aphasia
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

 

 

David Wolk, MDDavid Wolk, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Co-Director, Penn Memory Center
Associate Director, Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
Faculty, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania

 

 

Location. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Auditorium

How to Register. Click here to register. All registrants will receive a boxed lunch. Light refreshments will be served during the break.
 

Program Schedule

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch

1:00pm - 1:10pm - Introduction

William Klunk, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1:10pm - 1:50pm - Keynote

David Wolk, MD
University of Pennsylvania

1:50pm - 2:40pm - Brief Presentations by:

Howard Aizenstein, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Helmet Karim, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

2:40pm - 3:00pm - Break

3:00pm - 3:50pm - Brief Presentations by:

Meryl Butters, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Rebecca Thurston, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

3:50pm - 4:30pm - Keynote

Bradford Dickerson, MD, MMSc
Harvard Medical School

4:30pm - 5:00pm - Panel Discussion with Our Experts

Bradford Dickerson, MD, MMSc
Harvard Medical School

William Klunk, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Chet Mathis, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Oscar Lopez, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

David Wolk, MD
University of Pennsylvania


For More Information. Please contact Frances Patrick (Email: patrickfm@upmc.edu; Telephone: 412-246-6787).