Atlanta Journal Constitution: Luncheon to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research

BY HELENA OLIVIERO

April 30, 2013

The Alzheimer’s Society of Atlanta and the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Program (ADDF) team up for “Hope on the Horizon” a luncheon, symposium and fundraiser. All of the money raised will go to drug research at Emory’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, led by Dr. Allan Levey. The event also will honor Dan Carithers, an internationally renowned Atlanta-based decorator who has Alzheimer’s.

The symposium will be Conquering Alzheimer’s Disease: A Progress Report by Dr. Howard Fillit, executive director and Chief Science Officer of the ADDF.

During the luncheon, Jaye Watson will interview Fillit and Levey, the director at Emory ADRC, and Betty Gage Holland, chair of the Department of Neurology.

When: 10:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., May 16

Piedmont Driving Club

1215 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA

Tickets start at $175. Contact Carrie Tracy (ctracy@alzdiscovery.org; 212-901-8011)

To buy tickets, go to the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation at http://www.alzdiscovery.org/index.php/uncategorized/atl

For more information about the Emory ADRC, visit http://med.emory.edu/ADRC/