Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

“Beta-Amyloid is the Cause of AD but the Wrong Target for Therapy”

William Jagust, MD
Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Professor, Public Health and Neuroscience

 

Objectives:

Attendees will learn about:

  • The purported role of beta-amyloid in the etiology of AD;
  • The relationships between amyloid, tau, and neurodegeneration;
  • Alternate targets for therapeutic intervention in AD.

Disclosures

  • Planners: Charles Windon, MD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr. Jagust receives research support from Genentech.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The above credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered July 2019 through December 2019. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

NOTE: You must sign in to qualify for CME Credit

Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience. This activity is not commercially supported.

Friday, August 23 at 8:00am to 9:00am

Rock Hall, Pottruck Auditorium, RH 102
1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type

Grand Rounds

Affiliation

School of Medicine

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff

Campus

Mission Bay

Tags

neurology, neuroscience, geriatrics

Website

http://memory.ucsf.edu

Department/Group
Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Hashtag

#UCSFmac

Contact Info

Charles.Windon@ucsf.edu

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