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Advances in Alzheimer's Disease: New technologies, new ethical issues (Dr. Steven DeKosky)

Advances in Alzheimer's Disease: New technologies, new ethical issues (Dr. Steven DeKosky)

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Published by: National Press Foundation on May 26, 2011
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Advances in Alzheimer's Disease:New Technologies and New Ethical Issues
Steven T. DeKosky, MD
James Carroll Flippin Professor of Medical ScienceVice President and DeanUniversity of Virginia School of MedicineCharlottesville, VA USA
National Press FoundationWashington, DC May 24, 2011
 
Disclosures
Consultant/Advisory Boards :
Bristol Myers Squibb, Eisai, Lilly, Merck, Novartis,Pfizer, PsychoGenics
 
Research Grants:
 –Elan, Forest, Janssen, Novartis
 
Special acknowledgements
:
Stephen Post, Stony Brook University
Robert Green, Boston University
 
Outline of Discussion
From rare disease to coming epidemicTechnology and research breakthroughs
 –The value of basic research –Examples in Alzheimer’s Disease
Ethical issues arisingAdvances in technology and theieffects on AD research, therapies,and caregiving

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