"Alzheimer's Disease: The Inflammation Connection"

A public talk by leading Alzheimer's researcher W. Sue T. Griffin

Tuesday, May 15 | 5 p.m.
Room 105, Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Science
140 Flagg Road

Neuroinflammation––the way brain tissue responds to "injuries" such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and other conditions––is one of the most promising avenues of discovery in Alzheimer's research. 

Please join us for a special public talk as leading Alzheimer's expert W. Sue T. Griffin visits URI to share key discoveries about the connection between neuroinflammation and Alzheimer's disease, and explains how you can take a preventive role in your brain health. 

This talk is free and open to everyone. 


W. Sue T. Griffin is the Alexa and William T. Dillard Professor and vice chairman of research in the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

She is a member of the national scientific advisory board for the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical & Forensic Sciences , 105
140 Flagg Road Kingston, RI 02881

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