January 21, 2010
Roskamp Institute hosted a town hall meeting for the Alzheimer�s Association.
Sarasota, FL The Roskamp Institute hosted a town hall meeting for the Alzheimer�s Association. Presented was �A Reason to Hope�, an Alzheimer�s Services and Treatment Update. The meeting was well attended by caregivers and local community leaders. Dr. Cheryl Luis, Associate Clinical Director of the Roskamp Institute Roskamp Institute Clinic, presented some of her current research to the attendees. Dr. Maria Carrillo, Director of Medical and Scientific Relations, from the National Alzheimer's Association home office in Chicago, updated the audience about the latest developments in the fight against Alzheimer�s disease. While Gloria Smith, President & CEO of the Alzheimer�s Association � Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, presented the various services and the resources available to victims of the disease and their caregivers. The audience took part in a very encouraging question and answer session with Dr. Carrillo.
After the town hall meeting, Dr. Carrillo toured the Institute�s laboratories and had lunch with the Institutes scientific and clinical staff where they discussed current scientific research and developments in the Alzheimer�s field.
Roskamp is a not-for-profit research Institute located in Sarasota, Fla., that is dedicated to understanding the causes of, and finding cures for, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders with an emphasis on Alzheimer's disease. The Institute's Memory Clinic also offers comprehensive cognitive and medical assessment toward differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and offers treatments and disease management options once the diagnostic evaluation is complete.
For more information, please contact the Institute at (941) 752-2949, Roskamp's Clinical Trials Division in Sarasota at (941) 256-8018 or visit www.RoskampInstitute.com.
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