The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold the 12th annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Nov. 18 and 19. The scientific session will take place from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in the Lee T. Todd Building.
The scientific session features two leaders in the Alzheimer’s and dementia field as the event’s keynote speakers. Attendees will hear from Ann McKee, MD, of Boston University. McKee is a leader in the study of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). McKee will be joined by Josh Grill, PhD, of University of California Irvine. Grill is a leader in clinical trial design and recruitment. Additionally, four Sanders-Brown researchers will participate in the program. The session also includes a poster session and boxed lunch.
This event is free, but registration is required. Register here.
For those interested in submitting an abstract the deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. Please follow the instructions below:
There is a poster competition for outstanding work by students (graduate or undergraduate) and postdocs (PhD or MD trainees/fellows). The student or postdoc must be the presenting (first) author and must submit the abstract under his or her name.
Abstract preparation instructions
Submit your abstract via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poster preparation instructions
The community session is scheduled to take place Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Central Bank Center in downtown Lexington. The session will run from 8 a.m. until noon and will feature McKee and Grill as keynote speakers. More info can be found here.
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