Mayo Clinic and the Alzheimer's Association of Minnesota-North Dakota are presenting A Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference 2010 on March 20, at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
Dr. Ronald Peterson, neurologist and director of Mayo Clinic's Alzheimerâ€™s Disease Research Center, will join Dr. Steven DeKosky to present the keynote, "On the BrainÂ â€” The Rock Stars of Science." Drs. Petersen and DeKosky were involved in the Rock Stars of Science campaign that featured world-renowned scientists and some of Americaâ€™s most celebrated musicians to spotlight the need for greater funding for medical research and to make science a more attractive career choice for tomorrowâ€™s stars.
The event will include educational information for people with early dementia, families, friends and professionals to learn about strategies for legal and financial planning, brain fitness and cutting-edge research.
You can register for the event at alz.org/mnnd or by calling (952) 857-0521.