Exercise and cognitive decline: How much is needed and what other lifestyle habits to start today! 

Event Date & Time

September 26, 2022 at 5:30-6:30pm


UT Health San Antonio Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute, Ground Floor Auditorium, 8403 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229

Event Details:
Join us for an evening of open discussion surrounding the latest research on the onset and advancement of dementia with renowned physicians and scientists from around the world.

After the presentation, attendees are welcome to ask questions to the leading experts for open dialogue.

Event is free to attend and open to the public. Registration is required.
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Featured Topic

Exercise and cognitive decline: How much is needed and what other lifestyle habits to start today! 

Experts share the latest findings and what you can do today to protect your brain health, including:

  • How much exercise is enough to reduce your risk of memory loss?
  • What other lifestyle habits can you start to increase your resilience?
  • Critical ingredients to work into your life!

Dialogue on Dementia is an educational series presented by the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio.

Each seminar features new discussions on the latest dementia research advancements from world renowned experts including Q&A with the leading experts in dementia care and research.


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About the Speaker(s)

Laura D. Baker, PhD

Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Wake Forest University at Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

In 2021, Laura D. Baker, PhD, was the invited speaker at the National Institute of Health Alzheimer’s Research Summit covering “Advancing Drug Repurposing and Combination Therapy Development” in Washington, DC.
She also holds several National Institute of Health/ National Institute on Aging grants for her research involving Alzheimer’s disease and other related disorders and lifestyle interventions to prevent cognitive impairment.

Dr. Baker’s research includes:

  • Lifestyle interventions to prevent cognitive impairment
  • Non-pharmacological clinical trials
  • Alzheimer's and other related disorders