brainXchange Webinar

Event Date: Jul 30, 2015

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Posterior cortical atrophy is a rare type of dementia that robs people on how they see the world and interact. This presentation will review the signs, symptoms, causes and strategies of this disorder.

This integrated KTE webinar event is brought to you by brainXchange in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA).

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Dr. David F. Tang-Wai is an associate professor in Neurology and Geriatric Medicine with the University of Toronto. He is co-director of the UHN Memory Clinic and the residency program director of the adult neurology program at the University of Toronto. He is currently sees and cares for patients with dementia and their caregivers. He works at the University Health Network Memory Clinic and the Centre for Mental Health and Addictions Memory Clinic. He teaches the medical students, residents, fellows, and the public about dementia.
Dr. Tang-Wai received his medical degree from McGill University and completed his neurology residency and behavioural neurology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. He is the co-lead for the clinical harmonization group of the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance (TDRA). Research interests include the atypical presentations of Alzheimer’s disease, including posterior cortical atrophy, treatment of Alzheimer’s disease with DBS (with Dr Lozano) and the progressive aphasias.