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Medicine in Our Backyard
Biomarkers and Drug Repositioning for Neurodegenerative Diseases
- Date: 01/28/2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
- Location: Central Library Friends Room
1000 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, California 92660
NBPL Foundation, in partnership with UC Irvine Health, presents Medicine in Our Backyard, a series of lectures featuring internationally known UC Irvine Health physicians who will discuss research and cutting edge technology in their various fields of expertise.
Speaker: Howard Federoff, MD
Title: Biomarkers and drug repositioning for neurodegenerative diseases
Dr. Howard Federoff made international news in 2014 after he led a team of researchers in designing a blood test that predicted the development of Alzheimer’s disease with 90 percent accuracy. He will discuss this groundbreaking discovery and new advances in Alzheimer’s disease research.
- 6:30pm doors open
- 7:00–8:30pm lecture, Q&A
- Newport Beach Central Library
- No charge to attend