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The 9th Annual Stanley van den Noort Lecture

Lessons from the Oldest-Old: The 90+Study

Claudia KawasFeaturing Claudia Kawas, MD

Claudia Kawas, MD, shares the latest findings from The 90+ Study, which examines the determinants of longevity and successful aging in the Oldest Old. Dr. Kawas is Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology & Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Her work is concentrated on the epidemiology of aging and Alzheimer's disease, the determinants of successful aging, clinical pathological investigations, clinical trials, and most recently, studies in cognitive and functional abilities of the Oldest Old.

Dr. Kawas received her MD from the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and completed her residency and fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She was awarded the 2017 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases for her dementia work. Sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize of Alzheimer’s research, the award is an internationally recognized tribute to those advancing our understanding of dementia. Over the past 35 years, Dr. Kawas has published more than 150 peer-review manuscripts and is Principle Investigator of The 90+ Study, a population-based sample of more than 1,800 people aged 90 years or older. She has been a guest on CBS “60-Minutes” with journalist Leslie Stahl, PBS and numerous other venues.

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Location: UCI Student Center - Emerald Bay CDE (A311 Student Center, Irvine, CA 92697)
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This event is free. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by June 17.

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5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Reception

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Lecture

7:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Q & A

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The annual Stanley van den Noort Lecture was established in 2011 to honor the memory of Stanley van den Noort, MD, a pioneer in neurological education, research and patient care, and an influential dean of the UCI School of Medicine.

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