Séminaire 6 décembre 2019 : Preventing cognitive decline and dementia: reflections from an epidemiological perspective

Cet évènement du Département Santé publique,  du BPH, Bordeaux Population Health – UMR 1219 et de l’ISPED – Institut de Santé Publique, d’Épidémiologie et de Développement est organisé dans le cadre des séminaires « Recherche et Pratique en Santé publique ».

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Vendredi 6 décembre 2019

Amphi Louis, ISPED – 11h à 12h

Campus Carreire

Entrée libre, sans inscription

Conférence en anglais

 

Archana Singh-Manoux

Directeur de Recherche, Inserm

Directrice de l’équipe EpiAgeing, Epidemiology of Ageing & Neurodegenerative diseases

CRESS UMR1153, Centre of Research in Epidemiology and StatisticS

Université de Paris, Inserm

 

PI: Cognitive Ageing programme, Whitehall II Study

University College London

 

Preventing cognitive decline and dementia: reflections from an epidemiological perspective

Abstract

The amyloid cascade hypothesis has dominated research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Despite considerable financial and research investment all drug trials to date have failed.

This highlights the need for prevention; for effective prevention a better understanding of how risk and protective factors shape cognitive trajectories over the lifecourse is required.

The objective of my presentation is to take this long view, and demonstrate the value of the epidemiological perspective for research on cognitive decline and dementia.

Informations

https://cress-umr1153.fr/index.php/epiageing/

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