"Iron-Related Oxidative Damage: Development of a Biomarker from Brain Aging to Dementia Risk"

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Date: November 3, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom Conference
Category: Grand Rounds

 

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Chairman's Grand Rounds

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021

Time: 1-2pm

Venue: Zoom Conference

 

Speaker:

Ana M. Daugherty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 

Dept. of Psychology

Institute of Gerontology

Wayne Unversity School of Medicine

 

TOPIC:

"Iron-Related Oxidative Damage: Development of Biomaker from Brain Aging to Dementia Risk" 


Objectives: 

1.  Describe the hypothesized role of role of iron-related oxidative damage in neurodegeneration.

2.  Review current evidence of MRI measures of iron as a biomarker in brain and cognitive aging.

3.  Discuss application of MRI measurements of iron to study vascular and metabolic risk factors for dementia.  

  

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