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[Registration closed] Evening Seminar -Alzheimer’s Future: Religion, Science and finally (when everything else fails) Policy- (July 25, 2019)

This seminar will be held in English (No simultaneous translation will be available).

As the world’s population ages, the number of people with dementia continues to increase. Researchers and institutions around the world are working day and night to develop fundamental treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, which is believed to be the most common cause of Alzheimer’s disease, however, we have seen little progress in research and development despite these efforts.
At the same time, the number of people with dementia continues to increase, and many issues such as the shortage of nursing care workers in Japan and other countries are being raised.
In this seminar, we would like to invite Prof. Garrett Mario, a gerontology professor at San Diego State University, to talk about the “Care Roadmap” of dementia to 2050, including Alzheimer’s disease.

■Speaker

Mario D Garrett Ph.D. (Professor of Gerontology, San Diego State University)

■Date & Time

Thursday, July 25, 16:00-17:30

■Venue
Global Business Hub Tokyo South Field
Grand Cube 3F, Otemachi Financial City, Global Business Hub Tokyo 1-9-2,
Access: https://www.gbh-tokyo.or.jp/en/access

■Capacity

60 person (We will stop accepting applications once all the places are taken.)

■Participation fee

Free

■Profile

Mario Garrett is a professor of gerontology. He was awarded a First Class Honors Bachelor of Science in psychology and physiology from the University of East London and a Ph.D. from the University of Bath, in psychology with an empirical thesis on Loneliness. He has worked at the University of Bath (1986-1987); Surrey University/London School of Economics, London, UK (1987-1988); Bristol University, UK (1988-1989); United Nations – International Institute on Aging, Malta (1989-1993); University of New Mexico, NM (1994-1996); University of North Texas, TX (1996-1997). Since 2004 he has been a professor of gerontology at San Diego State University. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles, predominantly as the main author, on minority aging and theoretical articles on Alzheimer’s disease. He has published eight books the most recent two were on the Politics of Anguish: How Alzheimer’s disease became the malady of the 21st century and his latest book on Coming of Age in Films published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. He has over 300 blogs and newspaper articles. His talk on Alzheimer’s disease at UCSD, which was recorded on UCSDTV received over 1.7 million views. His works have been translated into Russian, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Arabic and Japanese among other languages.

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