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Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia - Scientific Symposium & Poster 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. 

Friday's Keynote Speaker:

Claudia Kawas, Ph.D.
University of California Irvine.

Dr. Claudia Kawas of the 90+ Study, which explores the fastest-growing age group in the U.S.:  "the oldest old." Dr. Kawas appeared in a 2014 “60 Minutes” episode called Living to 90 and Beyond that explored the secrets to a long and happy life.

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.