New York University Experts Discuss Memory and Successful Aging at Free Event


March 9, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

March 9, 2016
             
Contact:
Ann Whitman
(212) 223-4040
awhitman@dana.org
            

 

New York University Experts Discuss Memory and Successful Aging at Free Event

WHAT:As part of Brain Awareness Week (March 14-20), local experts will discuss memory, brain health issues, and healthy brain aging at the free “Successful Aging & Your Brain” session on Tuesday, March 15, at the NYU Langone Medical Center.

Following the panel discussion and an audience Q and A, attendees will be treated to a special performance by the Unforgettables, a chorus for people with dementia and their caregivers. Director, Dr. Mary Mittelman, will speak about the importance of music and caregiver support.

WHO:

The program is presented by the Dana Foundation and New York University.

Featured panelists are from NYU Langone Center for Cognitive Neurology:

Milton Biagioni, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology; Research Fellow, NYU Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center
  
• Sonja Blum, M.D. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine; Neurologist, Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment
  
Lidia Glodzik, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology
  
Camellia Sleeman (moderator), Marketing and Communications Specialist
 
WHEN:Tuesday, March 15
2:00-4:00 PM Panel discussion and audience Q & A
4:00-4:30 PM The Unforgettables

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Reserve your spot on our Eventbrite page 

WHERE:NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 32nd Street)
Alumni Hall B
New York, NY

The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants, publications, and educational programs. Learn more at dana.org.

NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers. Its trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Its mission to advance science and improve healthcare through scientific discovery brings together outstanding scientists and clinical researchers, fostering highly collaborative, multidisciplinary investigations. This teamwork inspires new ideas and discoveries, and helps to quickly translate scientific advances into innovative ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease. 

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