Staying Sharp in Lexington, KY: Free Discussion and Q&A on the Aging Brain


May 15, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY
May 15, 2012

            
Contact:
Ann Whitman
(212) 223-4040
awhitman@dana.org
            

 

Staying Sharp in Lexington, KY:
Free Discussion and Q&A on the Aging Brain

WHAT: 

The aging brain, memory, and brain health will be the focus of the Staying Sharp event on Saturday, June 2 at the Hyatt Regency at Lexington Center in Lexington, Kentucky. The free program will begin with a panel discussion, followed by an audience question and answer session.

WHO:

The program is presented by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, MetLife Foundation, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, and AARP. Featured speakers will be:

  • Fred Schmitt, Ph.D., Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky and Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
  • Donna Wilcock, Ph.D., Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky and Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
  • Gregory Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., Baptist Neurology Center-Lexington
  • Linda, Van Eldik, Ph.D. (moderator), Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Director, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

WHEN:

Saturday, June 2
10:00AM – 12:00PM
The event is free and open to the public. For reservations please call 1-800-65-BRAIN (800-652-7246)

WHERE:

Hyatt Regency at Lexington Center
Regency Ballroom
401 West High Street
Lexington, KY 40507

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives is a nonprofit organization of more than 300 leading neuroscientists, including ten Nobel laureates, committed to advancing public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research.

Staying Sharp is a series of public forums and educational booklets for older Americans. Since its inception in 1994, the series has been attended by more than 34,000 people in 37 cities across the United States.

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