Course detail: Alzheimer's and Brain Health: From Treatment to Prevention - Speakers Series

Come learn about the latest developments in Alzheimer's, including advances in how the disease is diagnosed. We'll explore new medications to treat the disease and study how lifestyle modifications may help with prevention. Hear how groundbreaking medical advances may enable early detection prior to the emergence of memory symptoms, paving the way for the application of novel preventative therapies.

An Osher membership fee of $25 is required to enroll in this class. If you have not paid your membership fee, please click on the blue link below under "course accessibility" to add the membership fee to your shopping cart. Then continue shopping to select your courses and/or events. If you have questions about whether or not you have paid your member fee, please call 785-864-6779.

Instructor Bio: Jeffrey M. Burns, M.D., M.S. is the co-director of the University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Dr. Burns completed medical school at the University of Kansas Medical Center, neurology residency at the University of Virginia, and a post-doctoral fellowship in Alzheimer's at Washington University in St. Louis. In 2004 he returned to his hometown of Kansas City to start the Alzheimer's program to stimulate research locally while pursuing research investigating how lifestyle factors influence brain aging and Alzheimer's.

Course Accessibility: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require reasonable accommodations in order to participate in an event, please email or call 785-864-6779 at least three weeks before the first day of the event.

Course pre-requisites
(required) Osher Membership Fee

 Session Information: OS24328H (6 seats (15%) remaining)

Schedule: Every day, starting on 06/13/24 and ending on 06/13/24
Only 23 days left to register!
Times: 10:00am-11:30am CDT


Thank you for registering for this Osher hybrid course. If you registered to attend in person, the class will meet at the KU Edwards Campus, 163 Regnier Hall, 12610 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS. If you registered to attend online, you'll receive an email with your zoom link and passcode a week before your class starts. Zoom Course Participation: An individual registration is required for each person in a household, as zoom links are not to be shared.


Name Additional Resources
Jeff Burns

Facility Detail

KU Edwards Campus, 163 Regnier Hall, In Person and Online
12610 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS 66213

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $5.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 7 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.