May 13, 2014
-- (Bay Shore, NY) — On May 29, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (http://www.adrcinc.org/)
(ADRC) will be presenting an “Ask the Expert” Update on Newest Alzheimer’s Research as part of its 2014 Speaker Series at Atria Senior Living, located at 165 Beverly Road in Huntington from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Ana C. Pereira, M.D, an Instructor in Clinical Investigation at Rockefeller University in New York City and a Post Doctorate Research Scientist at Columbia University, will review basic principles about the brain, and mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease, with current research and treatments in the field. In addition, Ms. Pereira will explain the research she has been conducting at Rockefeller University in New York City, along with potential opportunities to participate in a clinical trial.
“We are excited for Dr. Pereira to present her most recent findings,” says Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/CEO, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. “She has been working so hard with potential treatments and discovering new information. We know she will be able to answer questions for guests.”
For more information or to register for the “Ask the Expert” Update on Newest Alzheimer’s Research Speaker Series, please contact Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/CEO at (631) 580-5100 or visit www.adrcinc.org
Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. — which is headquartered in Bay Shore and has a satellite office in Southampton — is the only local Alzheimer’s Disease advocacy and educational facility whose mission is to provide hands-on support and services to families on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. ADRC works with family members, health care professionals and researchers to ensure quality health care and support to those impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease through care and consultation, information and referral, training, support groups, and caregiver safety products.