Alzheimer’s Disease, Brain Health, & Covid: Connecting the Dots
Thank you for joining us for an insightful discussion and Q&A. The research doesn’t stop.
Thanks to our esteemed panelists and moderator:
Dr. John Lazo
Professor, Pharmacology and Chemistry • University of Virginia School of Medicine
Dr. Lazo’s primary research interests are in molecular pharmacology and drug discovery. He has served as the principal investigator for Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, co-authored 11 books, published over 340 scientific articles and reviews, and holds 9 U.S. patents.
Dr. Constantine Lyketsos
Chair of Psychiatry • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Dr. Lyketsos is the head of the Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center at Johns Hopkins Bayview. A world authority in the treatment of Alzheimer’s, he has been awarded for his work, authored numerous articles and books, and has been cited over 45,000 times.
Dr. Robert B. Innis
Chief of the Molecular Imaging Branch • National Institute of Mental Health
Dr. Robert Innis is Chief of the Molecular Imaging Branch at National Institute of Mental Health. For several decades, he has used positron emission tomography (PET) to examine the chemistry of the brain and to measure neuroinflammation in dementia and in depression.
MODERATOR: Catherine L. Franssen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology • Longwood University
A broadly trained neuroscientist, she holds a Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the University of Chicago. She is currently serving as a Scientist in Residence at the Science Museum of Virginia.
Opening meditation with special guest: Deepak Chopra, M.D.
An expert in the field of mind-body healing, Chopra is a world-renowned speaker and author on the subject of alternative medicine.