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‘Insights’ lecture in La Jolla sheds light on Alzheimer’s disease

‘Insights’ lecture in La Jolla sheds light on Alzheimer’s disease

The Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) Medical Discovery Institute’s Insight Series brings together a scientist, a doctor and a caregiver to share their reflections on the multiple facets of a given disease. As June is “Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Awareness Month,” the topic June 5 was Alzheimer’s.

Moderator Kristen Cusato, a spokesperson with the Alzheimer’s Association, opened the presentation by sharing stories of her mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s and how the Association is partnering with organizations like SBP to raise awareness.

“We are focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and how to keep your brain healthy. Every 65 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s...

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