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Hormones’ Impact on Cognitive Health & Alzheimer’s  - The Brain: An Owner's Guide 2021 BrainHealth Lecture

Speaker: Lisa Mosconi, PhD
Director of the Women's Brain Initiative 
Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College

When: Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 7:00-8:00PM CT

Title: Hormones’ Impact on Cognitive Health & Alzheimer’s 

The Gratitude Fund at The Dallas Foundation

There is no such thing as a gendered brain, but women’s brains do age differently from men’s, and those differences matter for our health. Nearly two thirds of the 5+ million Americans living with Alzheimer’s are women, the most common cause of dementia. Why?

Dr. Lisa Mosconi will share groundbreaking findings from her research, focused on the intersection of neuroscience and women’s health, to reveal how decreasing hormonal levels affect brain aging–and share a roadmap to support lifelong brain health. She is the founder and Director of the Women’s Brain Initiative and Associate Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she also serves as Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Neurology and Radiology. She is the author of The New York Times bestselling books THE XX BRAIN and BRAIN FOOD.

Virtual talks will take place on Zoom. 

The Brain: An Owners’ Guide series will be virtual in 2021 and registration will be completely free of charge!

Registration is for all four lectures.

This course is offered for 0.4 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Related area).
Each lecture is worth .1 for a total up to .4 CEUs for the series.

Tuesday, February 2 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Event

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops


alzheimer's, Cognitive Health, Hormones

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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