LBDA Webinar: Exercise and Dementia
WHEN: Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 2:00-3:00 pm EST
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Please join LBDA for our upcoming webinar on “Exercise and Dementia,” presented by Dr. Jeffrey M. Burns. Dr. Burns will discuss the evidence that physical exercise is beneficial for the brain and promotes healthy brain aging.
Additionally, Dr. Burns will examine the studies supporting the idea that exercise may be a viable prevention strategy and therapeutic approach for treating neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.
About Our Presenter:
Jeffrey M. Burns, MD, MS is the Edward H. Hashinger Associate Professor of Neurology and the Associate Director of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Dr. Burns also directs the Clinical and Translational Science Unit and is the Associate Director of the Heartland Unit for Neuroscience Trials.
Dr. Burns graduated from the University of Notre Dame and attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Burns completed his residency in neurology at the University of Virginia followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Alzheimer Disease Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis. In 2009, Dr. Burns completed his Masters of Science in Clinical Research at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
The Lewy Body Dementia Association
The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting patients, their families and caregivers, and promoting scientific advances. Through outreach, education and research, LBDA supports those affected by Lewy body dementias. To learn more about LBD and LBDA please visit www.lbda.org.