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Barnes to speak at UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center annual event

October 02, 2017

UW-Madison's Jill Barnes was invited to participate in the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Annual Fall Lecture.

Barnes is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and heads the Barnes Lab within the Bruno Balke Biodynamics Laboratory.

Barnes will give a talk titled, "The Role of Exercise in Healthy Aging." The event will focus on Alzheimer's prevention, the science behind the disease, as well as evidence-based strategies for delaying and preventing onset of the disease. 

The keynote speaker is Dr. Martha Clare Morris from Rush University, who will be speaking about the role of diet in healthy brain aging. 

The event is on Oct. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gordon Dining and Event Center on the UW-Madison campus. The event is free and open to the public. 

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