Dialogue on Dementia: What if it’s not Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s? An Introduction to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.

Event Date & Time

February 21, 2020 at 5:00-6:30pm

Location

UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mabee Conference Room, Fourth Floor, 7979 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78229


Event Details:
Discover groundbreaking research on dementia from world renown experts. Every dialogue features a new topic and Q&A with leading experts.

Featured Topic
"What if it's not Alzheimer's or Parkinson's? An Introduction to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus."

Topic Summary

Symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus resemble those of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Learn about normal pressure hydrocephalus, a brain disorder that can be overlooked or misdiagnosed.

Dialogue on Dementia events are free and open to the public. Registration is required.
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

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About the Speaker(s)

Michael A. Williams, M.D.

Director of Adult and Transitional Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders and Professor in the Departments of Neurological Surgery and Neurology at the University of Washington Medical Center

Michael A. Williams, M.D., is an expert in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, hydrocephalus in young and middle-aged adults, hydrocephalus in young adults making the transition from pediatric specialists to adult specialists and in pseudotumor cerebri, also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

Dr. Williams has been an expert in the field of hydrocephalus and CSF disorders for over 25 years. He has established centers at Johns Hopkins Hospital and at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore before coming to the University of Washington.

Dr. Williams is board certified in adult neurology that helped to create the International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders. He is active in patient advocacy with the Hydrocephalus Association, and is currently a member of its board of directors and medical advisory board. He is a on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Intracranial Hypertension Research Foundation.