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  • Therapeutics for Cognitive Aging

    Friday, May 15, 2009 | 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Presented by The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and The New York Academy of Sciences

    This 1-day symposium will focus on an issue of great importance to an aging society – the development of novel therapies for cognitive decline across the lifespan of humans. This meeting will convene prominent basic and clinical scientists who study the cognitive and neurobiological aspects of aging and its consequences for cognition.

    Speakers will cover three main areas:

    1. The definition of Cognitive Aging
    2. The underlying neurobiology of Cognitive Aging
    3. Issues in the development of potential new therapies for Cognitive Aging including the use of biomarkers, drug therapy and a discussion of related regulatory issues.