Date(s) - 24 Oct 2013
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Arizona Science Center
NEW FRONTIERS IN MEDICAL SCIENCE
The Birds and Bees of Alzheimer’s Disease: Novel Approaches to a 100-Year-Old Puzzle
Speaker: Dr. Huentelman is an Associate Professor in Neurogenomics and Co-Director of the Center for Rare Childhood Disorders at the non-profit Translational Genomics Research Institute
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
6 – 7p.m.
Arizona Science Center, IMAX® Theater
Perfect for science lovers from 16 -116 years!
During his presentation Dr. Huentelman will discuss the current state-of-the-art approaches to investigate the human genome, the chemical blueprint that is unique to each one of us. He will also detail new approaches to the study of the brain and brain disease that are ongoing locally and throughout the globe. These topics will be detailed in the context of Alzheimer’s disease and their use to enable the development of improved diagnostics, therapeutics, and general understanding of the disease.