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M.D. to discuss Alzheimer's progress

MIDDLEBURY On Thursday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m., Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center will host a community presentation entitled The Latest Strategies for Diagnosing Early Stage Alzheimers Disease presented by Dr. William PendleburyMedical Director of the Memory Center at FAHC and Professor at UVM College of Medicine. Pendlebury was appointed to the faculty of the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 1984 where he is currently a tenured professor in the Departments of Pathology and Neurology. He is also the Director of Neuropathology at Fletcher Allen Health Care, and the Computer Assisted Teaching System Laboratory at the College of Medicine. Dr. Pendlebury is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., and is licensed to practice medicine in Vermont and Massachusetts. His research for the past 18 years has been focussed on basic and clinical aspects of Alzheimer's disease, including pharmacologic treatment strategies.Pendlebury has received a number of awards. In 1994, he was given the Ernest Hiram Buttles Endowed Professorship, honoring a commitment to and excellence in the teaching of pathology. Dr. Pendlebury serves as an external reviewer for numerous journals and granting agencies, and is a member of the External Review Committee for the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Alzheimer's Disease Center. He has lectured widely at colleges and universities throughout the United States on the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. This event is free and open to the public.

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