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Media Contact: Holly Korschun 19 October 2007    
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Institute of Medicine Presents Alzheimer's Disease and Depression Program at Emory
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies will present a regional program on "Progress Against Old Foes: Alzheimer's Disease and Depression" at Emory University.

The program takes place Monday, Oct. 29 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in Room L120, Emory University School of Medicine Building, 1648 Pierce Drive (Woodruff Circle), Atlanta, GA 30322. A reception will follow the meeting.

Program hosts are Michael M.E. Johns, MD, chancellor, Emory University, and Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, president, Institute of Medicine. Dennis W. Choi, MD, PhD, executive director, Comprehensive Center for Neurosciences, Emory University, will introduce the program.

Presenters include:

Allan I. Levey, MD, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine and director, Emory Center for Neurodegenerative Disease and Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Stuart M. Zola, PhD, director, Yerkes National Primate Research Center; co-director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; senior research career scientist, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, Reunette W. Harris Professor and chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine

Helen S. Mayberg, MD, FRCPC, professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine.

To register, or for questions, email or call Donna Duncan at 202-334-2553. Registration is requested but walk-ins are accepted.


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