Apr
15
Thu
ASK THE DOC: Why are animal models used to study Alzheimer’s disease? @ Facebook & YouTube LIVE
Apr 15 @ 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Do you have questions about animal models for Alzheimer’s disease?

Join us for a live virtual Q&A, ASK THE DOC!

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021

12:00 – 12:30 PM PT

YouTube and Facebook LIVE

 

About the Doc:

Frank LaFerla, PhD
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.

How to Ask the Doc:

  1. On Thursday @ noon, visit your preferred website below to view the live episode:
  2. Participate in Q&A on YouTube or Facebook by typing your questions into the comments box.
May
13
Thu
ASK THE DOC: Expert panel on stem cell research for ADRD @ Facebook & YouTube LIVE
May 13 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Do you have questions about stem cell research for ADRD?

Join our experts for a live virtual Q&A panel, ASK THE DOC!

Thursday, May 13

12:00 – 1:00 PM PT

REGISTER

About the Panel:

Mathew Blurton-Jones, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior

Aileen Anderson, PhD
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Anatomy & Neurobiology

Edwin Monuki, MD, PhD
Chair, Pathology; Developmental & Cell Biology

How to Ask the Doc:

  1. Click here to register for the event. Instructions and links to view will be sent to you in advance.
  2. On Thursday, February 11 @ noon, visit your preferred website below to view the live episode:
  3. Participate in Q&A on YouTube or Facebook by typing your questions into the comments box.