January 2016 Life Science Lunch – “Alzheimer’s Disease, from Cause to Cure”

January Lunch Program

“Alzheimer’s Disease, from Cause to Cure”

Alzheimer’s Disease currently affects 5.3 million Americans and that number is predicted to grow quickly in the coming years.  Of the top 10 leading causes of death, Alzheimer’s is the only one that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed.  In 2015 President Obama presented an update to the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, making research, patient care, family support, public engagement, and data tracking key parts of the initiative.  Please join us as we hear about some of the latest developments, challenges, and reasons for hope.


Kepten Carmichael, Partner

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP


Dr. James Hendrix

Director, Global Science Initiatives, Medical and Scientific Relations

Alzheimer’s Association

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Andy Cothrel

Founder/President and Interim CEO
Blue Marble Medical/Redox Reactive Reagents

Ashley Bryan

President and Founder

Life in the Moment

About the Series

The Indiana Health Industry Forum and Barnes & Thornburg LLP partner to present a monthly seminar series on critical issues in life science. Each month, at lunch, a policymaker or a panel in the field of life science will be available to answer questions concerning the major challenges and opportunities in the life science industry. We hope you will join us.

There is no charge to attend, but please register so we know how many lunches to order. Please see registration page for details. Some of the discussion questions will be submitted to the speakers in advance.

For information on upcoming programs, please visit the Life Science Lunch website – http://www.ihif.org/pages/lifescience


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