One of the authorities in Alzheimer's disease, Dr. Rachelle Doody, is scheduled to give a lecture on the latest updates and developments on the disease, a form of dementia that is estimated to affect at least 5.2 million Americans in 2014 alone. Alarmingly, this number includes approximately 200,000 patients younger than 65 years old who have been diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's. The lecture will take place on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, Texas.
The annual "Update on Alzheimer's Disease" lecture is made possible by the collaborative efforts between Baylor College of Medicine and the Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter, and is supported by the Moselle and Milton Pollack Endowed Fund for Alzheimer’s Education in the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at BCM.
Dr. Doody is a professor of neurology and is the current director of BCM's Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center (ADMDC) -- one of onl