Research update

Dr. Robin Hsiung of the University of British Columbia explores the question “Is there light at the end of the tunnel?” This session will review some of the exciting scientific progress being made in Alzheimer’s disease research and its potential future clinical directions.

Guest speaker

Dr. Robin Hsiung is Associate Professor in the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, and a staff neurologist at the UBC Hospital Clinic for Alzheimer and Related Disorders and St. Paul's Hospital.

His work has yielded promising results, including discovery of genetic risks associated with Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia, and development of biomarkers and clinical assessment tools to recognize the earliest phases of dementia. He’s also providing leadership on clinical trials that investigate cutting-edge therapies for the disease at various stages.

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Last Updated: 11/08/2017