Dementia: the burden on societies, challenges for research

Wednesday, 2018/10/24, 16:00 h

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Prof. Mohammad Arfan Ikram is Professor and Chair of Epidemiology at the department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is also adjunct professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. His research focuses on investigating the etiology of neurologic diseases in the elderly, with a particular focus on dementia, Alzheimer disease, cognition and brain imaging. The main areas of research are to elucidate the earliest signs of brain diseases, before clinical symptoms are present, and to understand how these lead to clinical manifestation of disease.

Event organizer: ISPM Bern
Speaker: Prof. Arfam Ikram, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam
Date: 2018/10/24
Time: 16:00 - 17:00 h
Locality: Seminar room 324, 3rd floor
Mittelstrasse 43
3012 Bern
Characteristics: open to the public
free of charge