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Dr. Nancy Wexler - UC Irvine May 19, 2009 - Genetic Jeopardy ~ Lessons Learned from HD

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  • Jean E. Miller
    This is from the HDSA Orange County Chapter website www.hdsaoc.org/ for anyone living in the area. If for nothing else, go to meet the beautiful,
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 1, 2009
      This is from the HDSA Orange County Chapter website www.hdsaoc.org/  for anyone living in the area.  If for nothing else, go to meet the beautiful, down-to-earth wonderful presenter, Dr. Nancy Wexler, if you haven't met her before! Dr. Wexler, who helped find the gene for HD,  is the Higgins Professor of Neuropsychology in the Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, as well as the President of the Hereditary Disease Foundation http://www.hdfoundation.org. You'll always walk away from a Dr. Wexler presentation more informed!!
       
      Genetic Jeopardy: Lessons Learned from Huntington's Disease
      Presented by the UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
      Dr. Nancy S. Wexler, Columbia University
      Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 at 7:30 PM
      Irvine Barclay Theatre
      4242 Campus Drive in Irvine

      World-renowned scientist, Dr. Nancy Wexler, will describe the 10-year effort that culminated in the discovery of the gene, and the impact of this discovery on the understanding of Huntington's disease and potential treatments. She will also discuss the importance of this research for the understanding of other neurodegenerative and inherited diseases.

      This event is free.
      No tickets or reservations needed.  Visit the following link for more information:
      http://www.thebarclay.org/custom/events/event10.asp?eventID=1193
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