Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Alzheimer's: WHAT IS THE VALUE OF KNOWING EARLY?

Watch Live Webcast
A View Across Five Countries

Presented in Collaboration with Reuters
Part of The Andelot Series on Current Science Controversies
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects millions of people around the world. This Forum event will examine the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard  School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland – and their views on the value of diagnosis.  



MODERATOR
Julie Steenhuysen, Health and Science Correspondent, Reuters

EXPERT PARTICIPANTS
Robert Blendon, Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, and Executive Director, Harvard Opinion Research Program

Adrian Ivinson, Founding Director, Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center

Matthew Baumgart, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Alzheimer's Association 

Through in-person events paired with state-of-the-art interactive webcasting, The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health  brings together the best-informed and most influential scientists, policymakers, and practitioners to address worldwide health problems that require immediate decisions and practical solutions.

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