sabato 1 marzo 2014

Memory and Alzheimer Disease’s Symposium: 13th of March 2014

Memory and Alzheimer Disease”, this is the title of next 2014 Rome’s Brain Awareness Week (BAW) eventWhat BAW is?

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research.

Every March, BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages. Activities are limited only by the organizers’ imaginations and include open days at neuroscience labs; exhibitions about the brain; lectures on brain-related topics; social media campaigns; displays at libraries and community centers; classroom workshops; and more. 

Promoted by the DANA Foundation Web Page, “Memory and Alzheimer Disease” is a Symposium organized by the following Institutions: S.I.S.P.I. and Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum. The Symposium is going to take place next Thursday 13th of March 2014, from 3:30 pm to 7 pm.

After that, the event’s video-recording is going to be the main theme of the Sundays’ 15th of March lesson for the students and professionals attending the Psychological Annual Course in the S.I.S.P.I.

Memory and Alzheimer Disease’s Symposium is going to take place in the ancient city of Rome, precisely in the Master’s Room of the Regina Apostolorum University (via degli Aldobrandeschi, 190 – 00163 Rome).

As you can read in the DANA Foundation Web Page dedicated to this Italian Brain Awareness event: “More than a century since the first description of Alzheimer's disease, this disease continues to rob millions of people of their memories and their lives. 

This symposium will deal with the multifarious facets of memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease, from neurophysiology to bioethics and to psychological support for patients and caregivers”.

Memory and Alzheimer Disease’s Symposium is addressed to general public, especially, professionals and university students. Registration is not required.

More information here.

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