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Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia - Community Session

Join the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging for the 7th Annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia. This two day program offers session for both scientific and community audiences. Clinicians and researchers from the University of Kentucky and other institutions will come together to share current findings, trends, and the latest updates on dementia and aging disorders, particularly as related to Alzheimer's disease. 

Saturday's Keynote Speaker:

Rachel Whitmer, Ph.D.
Kaiser Permanente.

Rachel Whitmer, a national expert on risk factors for dementia, including obesity and diabetes. Dr. Whitmer was also featured on "60 Minutes" in a 2016 story about an extended family in Columbia with a genetic mutation that causes Alzheimer's disease.

Sanders-Brown Speakers:

  • Ai Ling Lin
  • Daniela Moga
  • Creed Pettigrew
  • Fred Schmitt
  • Gregory Jicha
  • Kendra Bates
  • Kelly Parsons

Note: Registration for each day is separate.