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Alzheimer’s Association To Share Latest Information On Alzheimer’s And Dementia Research

Rebecca M. Edelmayer, Ph.D., the director of scientific engagement at the Alzheimer’s Association headquarters in Chicago, will be in Fort Wayne to speak with local residents about the latest Alzheimer’s disease research and will be available for media interviews.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

WHERE: Keith E. Busse Alumni Center, 1528 E. California Rd. Fort Wayne, IN Interview availability: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Photo/b-roll opportunity immediately following: Dr. Edelmayer will speak to local residents at a special Research Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 14318 Lima Rd. Huntertown, IN Interview availability: 2 – 3 p.m.
Photo/b-roll opportunity immediately following: Dr. Edelmayer will speak with individuals living with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers at a Memory Café from 3 – 4 p.m.
WHO: Rebecca M. Edelmayer, Ph.D. has over 17 years of experience as a practicing scientist and educator. She engages with more than 75 Alzheimer’s Association chapters nationwide to ensure that staff and the public understand the importance of medical research and the Association’s role in advancing research.

CONTACTS: Media outlets may simply arrive during one of the above opportunities or reach out to the following contacts to schedule a time or request more information. Olivia McClellan,, 317.587.2234
Laura Forbes,, 317.587.2240

About the Alzheimer’s Association®
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s®. Visit or call 800.272.390