Mar
3
Tue
UCI MIND Distinguished Lecture on the Brain @ Irvine Barclay Theatre
Mar 3 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

For additional details and tickets, please visit http://www.mind.uci.edu/tickets/

 

 

Mar
6
Fri
Facebook LIVE Q&A: How can you help someone with dementia and behavioral symptoms? @ www.facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND
Mar 6 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

How to Attend Live & Ask Questions:

  1. Login (or create an account) at facebook.com.
  2. Visit facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND  on Friday at 11 AM PST to view our Facebook page  (You can also “Like” and “Follow” our page in advance to receive notifications when we go live).
  3. Scroll down our page to find the video, watch it live, and type questions into the comments box.

About the Speaker:

David Sultzer, MD joined UCI MIND after more than 20 years at UCLA and the West Los Angeles VA Hospital and serves as Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior in the UCI School of Medicine. Dr. Sultzer is internationally recognized for his research activities to better understand the phenomenology, pathophysiology, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In his role, Dr. Sultzer will lead UCI MIND’s clinical research operations, including trials of new treatments.

Mar
13
Fri
2020 Senior Day Orange County @ Norman P. Murray Senior Center
Mar 13 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

PRESENTED BY: State Senator Patricia Bates & Assemblymember Bill Brough

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “Sleep & the Aging Brain,” Dr. Ruth Benca, UCI MIND

RSVP: http://www.seniordayoc.com

Mar
31
Tue
ASK THE DOC Panel @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation
Mar 31 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Do you have questions about memory loss or brain health? You can have your questions answered by doctors and scientists from UCI MIND, Orange County’s hub for Alzheimer’s and related dementia research. Join us for this free public Q&A panel.

 

Thank you to our panel sponsor:

Apr
3
Fri
Facebook LIVE Q&A: What is Huntington’s disease? @ www.facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND
Apr 3 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

How to Attend Live & Ask Questions:

  1. Login (or create an account) at facebook.com.
  2. Visit facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND  on Friday at 11 AM PST to view our Facebook page  (You can also “Like” and “Follow” our page in advance to receive notifications when we go live).
  3. Scroll down our page to find the video, watch it live, and type questions into the comments box.

About the Speaker:

Leslie Thompson, PhD is a Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Neurobiology & Behavior at UCI. She completed her doctoral and postdoctoral training at UCI before joining the faculty. Dr. Thompson has worked on Huntington’s disease for over two decades, and her group’s research has revealed extensive insights into the biological underpinnings of the disease, beginning with a collaborative search for the Huntington’s disease gene.

Apr
21
Tue
Down Syndrome Quarterly Education & Support Group @ Down Syndrome Association of Orange County
Apr 21 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
May
1
Fri
Facebook LIVE Q&A: Why are clinical trials needed to approve new drugs? @ www.facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND
May 1 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

How to Attend Live & Ask Questions:

  1. Login (or create an account) at facebook.com.
  2. Visit facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND  on Friday at 11 AM PST to view our Facebook page  (You can also “Like” and “Follow” our page in advance to receive notifications when we go live).
  3. Scroll down our page to find the video, watch it live, and type questions into the comments box.

About the Speaker:

Daniel Gillen, PhD earned his doctorate in Biostatistics from the University of Washington and serves as Professor and Chair of Statistics in the Donal Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences. He also leads the Data Management and Statistics Core of UCI MIND’s NIH-designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.  Dr. Gillen’s research focuses on the development of statistical methods for efficiently conducting early and late phase clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease and other health conditions. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed journal articles and received numerous honors and awards for his work.

May
2
Sat
OC Marathon Fundraiser for HD-CARE @ OC Fair & Event Center
May 2 – May 3 all-day
Jun
5
Fri
Facebook LIVE Q&A: Why are animal models used to study Alzheimer’s disease? @ www.facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND
Jun 5 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

How to Attend Live & Ask Questions:

  1. Login (or create an account) at facebook.com.
  2. Visit facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND  on Friday at 11 AM PST to view our Facebook page  (You can also “Like” and “Follow” our page in advance to receive notifications when we go live).
  3. Scroll down our page to find the video, watch it live, and type questions into the comments box.

About the Speaker:

Frank LaFerla, PhD is the Dean of Biological Sciences and a Chancellor’s Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at UCI.  He is the Director of UCI MIND’s NIH-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Dr. LaFerla’s research focuses on understanding the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia.  His scholarly work has had a global influence on the field, as some of the models he has generated have been distributed to over 150+ researchers in more than 20 countries throughout the world; he has published over 200 original peer-reviewed articles and has been listed among the top 1% cited researchers in his field.  He has received several honors for his research accomplishments including the Ruth Salta Junior Investigator Achievement Award from the American Health Assistance Foundation, Zenith Fellows Award from the Alzheimer’s Association, Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Research Award, Promising Work Award from the Metropolitan Life Foundation for Medical Research, and was elected as a Fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Neurological Association.

Jul
10
Fri
Facebook LIVE Q&A: How does exercise (or lack thereof) impact the brain? @ www.facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND
Jul 10 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

How to Attend Live & Ask Questions:

  1. Login (or create an account) at facebook.com.
  2. Visit facebook.com/UCIrvineMIND  on Friday at 11 AM PST to view our Facebook page  (You can also “Like” and “Follow” our page in advance to receive notifications when we go live).
  3. Scroll down our page to find the video, watch it live, and type questions into the comments box.

About the Speaker:

Nicole Berchtold, PhD completed doctoral and postdoctoral training with Dr. Carl Cotman at UCI and now serves a senior researcher at UCI MIND, continuing her collaboration with Dr. Cotman. She has spent nearly two decades studying how exercise improves brain health and function and elucidating the molecular changes that underly the benefits of exercise on the brain. She is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed articles and 5 book chapters in the field of exercise and brain aging.