University of Wisconsin–Madison

Farrar-Edwards interviewed by NBC15 about Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center event

September 28, 2017
Farrar-Edwards with NBC15UW-Madison’s Dorothy Farrar-Edwards spoke with NBC15 about the upcoming Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’s 16th annual community event about Alzheimer’s prevention.

Farrar-Edwards is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology.

The speakers at the event will be presenting evidence-based strategies to maintain healthy brains, including diet, exercise and cardiovascular health.

“Our research center is working at both ends of the research continuum. We’re looking at the causes of Alzheimer’s disease and potential treatments, but we’re also looking at prevention, which is really important,” Farrar-Edwards said in the interview.

The community event is on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Gordon Dining and Events Center on the UW-Madison campus, and is free and open to the public.

View the full interview here: “Event focused on support for Alzheimer’s disease.”