The Alzheimer’s Association Tennessee Chapter presents its bi-annual Research Symposium
The Alzheimer’s Association TN Chapter will also host its bi-annual Research Symposium, “Continued Focus in the South: Advancing research through the lens of equity.”
This year’s presentation will feature Dr. Percy Griffin, Alzheimer’s Association director of scientific engagement. Percy holds a Ph.D. in molecular cell biology from Washington University in St. Louis, a Master of Science degree in pharmacology from the University of Minnesota Medical School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and chemistry from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. In his role at the agency, he creates and delivers inspiring and stimulating research updates around the country to regional and chapter community directed audiences.
This year’s presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 16, 2-3 p.m. and it is free and virtual. To register for this year’s Research Symposium, visit https://bit.ly/3C2lFhQ
Topics to be covered include current trends in Alzheimer’s and dementia research with emphasis on risk reduction and treatment; social determinants of health and how it affects risk; and how the Alzheimer’s Association addresses health disparities with a focus on equity and diversity/social inclusion in research trials.
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