Yearly Archives

2015

9th Annual UCLA Sleep CME Course

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Dr. Alon Avidan, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at UCLA, would like to invite clinicians and health care providers to attend the 9th Annual UCLA Sleep CME Course, “State-of-the-Art in Sleep Medicine.”  The course will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB) on UCLA’s campus. For more information and to register, click here. Course Description Physicians in all areas of medicine encounter patients who complain of disturbed sleep. The purpose of this course, the 9th in its series, is to provide clinicians with…

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Dr. Carl Cotman Featured on ABC7 at the 26th Annual Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference

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Study at UC Irvine to see if exercise can slow down Alzheimer’s disease ABC7 – October 3, 2015 “We find that exercise promotes healthy brain aging and improves a person’s cognitive function, and basically really makes the people feel better,” said Dr. Carl Cotman with UC Irvine. … Cotman will begin recruiting 300 people to take part in the one-year study at UC Irvine. “We’ll be looking at generally sedentary people that are willing to commit to that program that are basically 75 and older,” said Cotman. full story >

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New UCI Dean Takes Aim at Alzheimer’s

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Orange County Register – September 9, 2015 Dr. Howard Federoff made international news last year after he led a team of researchers in designing a blood test that predicted the development of Alzheimer’s disease with 90 percent accuracy. Federoff, 62, who was at Georgetown University at the time, plans to conduct the next phase of study from UC Irvine, where he recently started as vice chancellor of health affairs and dean of the medical school. full article >

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