Soothing the Inflamed Brain; Alleviating Neuroinflammation to Extinguish Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

Date/Time
Date(s) - 27 Mar 2014 until 27 Mar 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location
Arizona Science Center



New Frontiers

 Soothing the Inflamed Brain;

Alleviating Neuroinflammation to Extinguish Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014,

6:00-7:00p.m.

FREE

 

Arizona Science Center

IMAX® Theater

Perfect for science lovers from 16 -116 years!

 

Speaker:

Lih-Fen Lue PhD, Sr. Scientist/Professor, Neuroregeneration Laboratory Director, Banner Sun Health Research Institute

 

Details:  We all experience moments of forgetfulness (at the refrigerator, where we parked, acclimating to new technology), but what you may not know is that during the aging process, memory loss and learning ability are the first brain functions to decline.  Aging is inevitable, but is it possible to slow down these gradual losses of brain function that accompany getting older?  Are age-associated neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s preventable?  What can we do to take better care of our brains?  In this talk, we discuss the concept of brain inflammation and how it could be key in slowing down aging-related degeneration and disease.  We also address how making practical choices in lifestyle, diet, and “brain exercise” can change adverse processes.

 

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