Precision Medicine & Neurodegenerative Diseases

In continuation of our popular "Medicine in Our Backyard" lecture series featuring internationally renowned UC Irvine Health physicians who discuss research and cutting-edge technology in their fields of expertise, join us for "Precision Medicine & Neurodegenerative Diseases," presented by Dr. Howard J. Federoff, CEO of UC Irvine Health.

In addition to leading UC Irvine’s health enterprise, Federoff is a professor in the departments of neurology and anatomy & neurobiology in the UC Irvine School of Medicine. He is a nationally renowned clinical and research leader and is a groundbreaking investigator for neurological disorders including Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. He holds a number of medical patents, and his research has received support from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Defense. He is widely published and has served as a reviewer for many journals, including Brain and Mind, Experimental Neurology, and Gene Therapy.

The 90-minute lecture includes a Q&A.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

For more information, visit the Newport Beach Public Library website or call 949-717-3818.