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VIDEO: When will we have an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease? with Director, Dr. Joshua Grill

By January 10, 2020March 18th, 2020Commentary, Community Events


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When will we have an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease?


About the Speaker:

Joshua Grill, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Neurobiology & Behavior at UCI. He serves as Director of UCI MIND, Associate Director of the UCI Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and Leader of the Recruitment & Retention Unit for the UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science. His research focuses on clinical trials across the spectrum of Alzheimer’s disease, and he has published a number of important findings on trial design, recruitment and retention, and research ethics.

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We hope you join us for future episodes on the first Friday of each month at 11 AM. And next month, February 7th, I’ll be joined by sleep medicine expert and Director of UCI’s new Sleep Center, Dr. Ruth Benca who will address whether we’re getting enough sleep for our brains.