NIPM Seminar: Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutic Pipeline

When

Feb. 17, 2017, 4pm to 5pm

Office/Remote Location

Room 1242

Description

The Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM) invites you to attend a talk titled, Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutic Pipeline by Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD & Aaron Ritter, MD from the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD is director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada and Cleveland, Ohio. He is the Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair of the Neurological Institute of Cleveland Clinic and professor of medicine (Neurology), Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Cummings is principal investigator/director of the NIH/NIGMS-funded Center for Neurodegeneration and Translational Neuroscience. Dr. Cummings was formerly professor of neurology and psychiatry at UCLA, director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA, and director of the Deane F. Johnson Center for Neurotherapeutics at UCLA. Dr. Cummings has authored or edited 40 books and published over 700 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Cummings is interested in clinical trials, developing new therapies for brain diseases, and the interface of neuroscience and society.

Aaron Ritter, MD is associate staff, Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology, as well as director of clinical trials at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Dr. Ritter treats adult neurological patients and also leads the clinical research department by conducting urgently needed trials to advance the prevention, early detection, and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and Huntington’s disease. Dr. Ritter initially joined the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in July 2014 as a clinical fellow in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. Dr. Ritter comes to Las Vegas from Tucson following completion of his internship (in pediatrics) and three year residency (in psychiatry) at the University of Arizona.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM)
Erin Azua

External Sponsor

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM)