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Alzheimer's Disease Topic of Free Lecture

NOV. 5, 2004--The UW-River Falls College of Arts and Sciences will host a free lecture in November on Alzheimer's disease.

"Alzheimer's Disease: An Epidemic of Forgetting" is Nov. 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Hudson Hospital Conference Center, 405 Stageline Road, south of Interstate 94 and east of Carmichael Road.

Alzheimer's disease affects 12 million people worldwide and four million in the United States. Biology Professor E. Katherine Miller will discuss the biology and pathology of the disease in accessible terms and provide current information about the disease and treatment options. Information on support groups and caregivers also will be provided. Miller has been researching neurodegenerative diseases since 1984.

No reservations are needed to attend the lectures. For more information, contact the UW-River Falls Outreach and Graduate Studies Office at 715/425-3256 or 800/228-5607.

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