BU ARC is presenting at the Museum of Science Lee and Nile Albright Annual Symposium November 15, 7-9pm at Cahners Theater

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September 12th, 2017

BU ARC is presenting at the Museum of Science Lee and Nile Albright Annual Symposium 

Wednesday, November 15, 7-9pm; Cahners Theater

Open to the Public. Admission: Free

 

Precision Medicine:Precision Health

Synopsis: The talk will focus on tools used to approach precision/personalized medicine, with a focus on Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases.

 

Welcome by Prof. Gloria S. Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research, Boston University (BU). Introduction by Prof. Katya Ravid, founding director, BU  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Office and Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research.

(http://www.bumc.bu.edu/evanscenteribrhttp://www.bu.edu/research/ibro)

 

An hour presentation by ARC Directors Prof. Lindsay Farrer, BU Distinguished Professor of Genetics, Chief of Biomedical Genetics; Prof. Rhoda Au, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, and senior investigator/director of neuropsychology of the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) , and Prof. Alice Cronin-Golomb, co-director of BU Center for Clinical Biopsychology, and director of the Vision and Cognition Laboratory

 

Advance registration begins at 9am, Wednesday, November 1 (Monday, October 30 for Museum members) at mos.org/events.

 

Funding provided by the Lee and Nile Albright Annual Symposium Fund. This program is free thanks to the generosity of the Lowell Institute.