The Oskar Fischer Lecture Series featuring David Holtzman, M.D.

Sleep and the Pathophysiology of

Alzheimer's Disease

The first virtual lecture of the series will feature neurologist David M. Holtzman, M.D. Dr. Holtzman is the Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology, Scientific Director of the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, and Associate Director of the Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Washington University in St. Louis. His research studies the mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration, particularly as they relate to Alzheimer’s disease. Following his lecture, the opening discussion will be led by Adam Spira, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research and Faculty, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Bryce Mander, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine.


The Oskar Fischer Lecture Series, led by The University of Texas at Austin's Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences, is a campus-wide series featuring invited scholars working at the vanguard of new ideas on the mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of dementing illnesses.

Tuesday, October 20 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm

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Health & Wellness, Research Opportunities & Studies, Science & Tech


Dell Medical School

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Students, Faculty, Alumni, General Public

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