Register today for the 2019 Brain Health Symposium

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The J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons, home of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

Hear from leading experts exploring new research in the fight to cure neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s, dementia and Parkinson’s at Augusta University’s 2019 Brain Health Symposium on Saturday, April 20, in the J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons.

During this free event, attendees will learn practical pointers on how to care for those battling neurodegenerative disorders.

“There are many things we can all do to help maintain or improve our brain health, and we are using this event to share the latest treatments and research on the aging brain, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and related brain diseases,” said Dr. John Morgan, director of the Movement and Memory Disorders Center  at the Medical College of Georgia and a 2019 Brain Health Symposium speaker.

Other speakers for this year’s event include:

  • Dr. Colin McLeod, Movement Disorders Fellow from The Medical University of South Carolina
  • Dr. Julie Kurek, assistant professor of Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia
  • Elizabeth Prince-Coleman, physician assistant in the Movement and Memory Disorders Center
  • Dr. Kapil Sethi, professor emeritus of Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia
  • Kathy Tuckey, patient educator in the Movement Disorders Clinic and Positive Approach to Care speaker, trainer and mentor

Augusta University is home to the Movement and Memory Disorders Center, the first  Parkinson’s Foundation-designated Center of Excellence in Georgia and South Carolina and one of only 45 in the world.

Register online by April 15 or call 877-289-3301. This event is open to the public and registration is required.

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