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Brain health is on the minds of seniors who attended UCI MIND “Ask the Doc” open Q&A session at Susi Q

Joshua Grill, Malcolm Dick, Ann Quilter, Lindsay Hohsfield, and Aimee Pierce

Story by Dianne Russell in Stu News Laguna featuring UCI MIND’s most recent Ask the Doc panel on March 22, 2018:

“Although the day is wet and dreary, it doesn’t stop 85 audience members from attending UC Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) “Ask the Doc” event at Susi Q. The roomful of mostly seniors is serious and here for one thing, to get answers to their questions regarding the widespread problem of Alzheimer’s, memory loss and brain health.

It’s not an entirely comfortable situation, as I am well into that age bracket, and so the Q & A session will hit home more than I want it to.

An impressive panel

The responses will come from Moderator Joshua Grill, PhD, co-director of UCI MIND, and an impressive panel consisting of Assistant Clinical Professor, Aimee Pierce, MD, Senior Neuropsychologist UCI MIND, Malcolm Dick, PhD, and Lindsay Hohsfield, PhD, post-doctoral scholar, neurobiology and behavior.

For more than 30 years, UCI MIND has been at the forefront of Alzheimer’s disease research, and its goal is to develop improved means for effective diagnosis and treatment, and to provide help to families and caregivers.

After Dr. Grill introduces his panel, the audience learns the unique connection Susi Q has with UCI MIND. Ann Quilter, daughter-in-law of Susi Q’s namesake, the late Elizabeth Quilter, takes the microphone…” Read on >