The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC®) 第九屆華人阿滋海默症論壇08/09/2015 - 08/09/2015

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC®) 第九屆華人阿滋海默症論壇

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC®),taking place in Washington, D.C., this week,(https://www.alz.org/aaic/) is highlighting major advances in the field of Alzheimer's research. More than 4,500 scientists from 63 countries attended this year, sharing their new research findings. We are honored to invite Dr. Yadong Huang as one of the speakers at our 9th Annual Chinese Alzheimer's Forum. He will be explaining and sharing the research advancement in Alzheimer's disease in Chinese for our audience.


Alzheimer’s disease is the most feared disease and also the most expensive disease in the United States. We learn more and more about the disease with the advancement of research. Alzheimer’s Association is the largest private funder for Alzheimer’s research, after the US government and the China government. The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The 9th Annual Chinese Alzheimer’s Forum invites experts in the field to share their expertise on Alzheimer’s and related dementia, including risk factors, disease diagnosis and management, and how to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease; the advancement of research; and caregiver’s journey.


Topics and speakers:

·   Understand Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia- advices for caregivers and our loved ones

     Dr. Richard Tsai, MD, Clinical Instructor and Behavioral Neurology Fellow, UCSF Memory and Aging

     Center

·    Research advancement in Alzheimer’s disease

     Yadong Huang, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease;

     Professor of Neurology and Pathology, University of California, San Francisco; Medical Scientific   

     Advisory Council, Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Board

·    Family caregiver’s journey

     Christine Ye      

 

Date: Sunday, August 9th

Time: 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm.

Location: Quinlan Community Center,     10185 N Stelling Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014

Registration: http://education.kintera.org/chineseforum2015

Contact: Peining Chang, pchang@alz.org408-372-9943

 

Co-Sponsors:

River of Life Foundation

Tzu Chi Foundation

Chinese Seniors United Association of Northern California

Joint Alumni Association of Chinese Universities and Colleges in Northern California

United Chinese Alumni Associations

Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California

Tsinghua Alumni Association of Northern CA

Chiao-Tung/Jiaotong University Alumni Association Northern California

Northern California South Bay Taiwanese Association 

Bay Area Women's workshop

Northwestern Chinese Association of AmericaNWCAA

Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association

 

Media Co-sponsors:

U Channel 1.9

Ding Ding TV

 

Exhibitor:

American Cancer Society

Asian Americans for Community Involvement

Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center

California Telephone Access Program

Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care

El Camino Hospital Chinese Health Initiative

Heart of Hope Asian American Hospice Care

New Hope Chinese Cancer Care Foundation

On Lok Lifeways

UCSF Memory and Aging Center

VITAS Healthcare

Fa Chia Chi Kung Meditation Association

Community Health Partnership

Aegis Gardens

Golden Heritage Living


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