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REF NO.: 25

SUBJECT: Public lecture on aging

DATE: Sept. 29,2009

 

A public lecture titled How Did Grandma Live to 95? Looking at Aging through a Wide Angle Lens, will be held Friday, Oct. 2, from 6-7 p.m. in Lecture Theatre A, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre.

The lecture is by Dr. Christina Wolfson, professor of Epidemiology and Biostatics and Occupational Health at McGill University. As a neuroepidemiologist, Dr. Wolfson’s program of research includes the epidemiology of neurodegenerative disorders, including dementia, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.

This event is sponsored by the Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.

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For further information or to arrange an interview with Dr. Christina Wolfson please contact: Sharon Gray, communications co-ordinator (health sciences), at 709.777.8397 or sharon.gray@mun.ca.

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