Monday, December 6, 2021 11:30am to 1pm
About this Event
ABOUT THE FILM
Adapted from Lisa Genova’s 2007 bestselling novel, Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s Oscar-winning film tells the story of renowned linguistics professor Alice Howland who fights to stay connected to her family, friends and herself after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Lisa Genova, PhD is the New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice, Left Neglected, Love Anthony, Inside the O’Briens, and Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting. Her TED talks on Alzheimer's and memory have been viewed over 7 million times.
Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD is the Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Vice-Chair of Neurology, and Co-Director of the McCance Center for Brain Health at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also serves as the Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.
James M. Wilkins, MD, PhD is a geriatric psychiatrist, medical director of the Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Program at McLean Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
David Shenk is New York Times bestselling author of The Forgetting, creator of the Living with Alzheimer's Film Project, co-host of The Forgetting Podcast, and contributor to The Atlantic, National Geographic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harper’s, The New Yorker, and NPR.
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