September is World Alzheimer's Month, and every year World Alzheimer's Day takes place on 21 September. A couple of days before, on 19 September, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Associació d’Alzheimer i Altres Trastorns Neurocognitius de Reus i Baix Camp and Institut Lerín Neurocognitive, will organize a meeting to highlight the impact of Alzheimer's Disease in the society and the importance to conduct research on this field.
Two researchers of TecnAtox have been invited by the organization of the meeting, which will take place at the School of Medicine (Reus). Dr. Mònica Bulló
, Professor of Nutrition and Metabolism and ICREA Academia Researcher, will present the conference Nutrition and lifestyle in the onset and progression of deterioration cognitive and dementias
. Afterwards, Dr. Margarita Torrente
, Professor of Psychobiology will do a conference entitled Research on risk factors in dementia: the role of the microbiota (DEMBIOTA project).
The full program can be uploaded here.