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The Nineteenth UCI Distinguished Lecture Series on Brain, Learning and Memory
Supported by: UCI’s Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (CNLM) and Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND)
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
7:30 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre
Leslie Thompson, Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine
The treatment of human brain diseases: Insights from the study of Huntington’s disease
Huntington’s disease is a devastating genetic neurodegenerative disease that typically strikes in the prime of life with symptoms ranging from changes in movement to dementia. Dr. Thompson will describe the disease and ways that scientists are researching treatments and applying these insights to diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
For more information, call (949) 824-5193 or visit our website at: www.cnlm.uci.edu
Lectures are FREE to the public. No tickets needed.
School groups must contact (949) 824-5193 to arrange attendance
Late arrivals may not be seated, so please arrive early.