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Feb11
Neurology Grand Rounds
2/11/2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Samis Education Center, Conference Room B3

Topic:
"Non-Alzheimer Dementias: Frontotemporal Syndromes and Primary Progressive Aphasia"

Speaker:
Elliott Ross, MD
Professor
Department of Neurology

Objectives:
1.  Review how to diagnose non-Alzheimer dementias with emphasis on frontotemporal syndromes, including primary progressive aphasia.
2.  Explain the differences between amnestic (medial temporal) versus non-amnestic (frontal lobe) memory loss.
3.  Relate that the frontotemporal (Pick's complex) dementias are more common than Alzheimer disease.