Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association/Rhode Island Chapter, the Brian R. Ott, M.D. Research Symposium is held annually to present the latest clinical research on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This free research lecture, open to the general public.
View the Archives:
- The Science of Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial Recruitment (2020)
Joshua D. Grill, PhD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
- A Discussion of Recent Evidence of Lifestyle Risk Factors for Dementia (2019)
Jonathan Drake, MD, Associate Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center
- Bringing Art to Life: A Man and His Family, A Gift and A Place, A Mission (2019)
Daniel C Potts: MD, FAAN, Attending Neurologist at Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center
- Why is it so hard to Find New Medicines for Alzheimer’s Disease (2018)
Richard Mohs, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer for Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation
- What Science Tells Us About How What You Eat Affects Your Brain (2017)
Nancy Emerson Lombardo, PhD, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University
- Eating, Drinking and Other Strategies to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease (2016)
Paula Grammas, PhD, Director of the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience and the Thomas M. Ryan Professor of Neuroscience at URI
About Brian R. Ott, M.D.
Brian Ott is a neurologist whose focus is aging and dementia. He received a B.S. in Biology from Syracuse University in 1975. He received his M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1979, and was awarded the Arthur Krieger Memorial Prize in Neurology. Post graduate training included Internal Medicine Residency at Brown Medical School, Roger Williams Hospital and Neurology Residency at Harvard Medical School, Longwood Hospitals Program. He is board certified in both Neurology and Internal Medicine, with Special Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine. He was appointed to the Brown faculty in 1989 and was awarded a Surdna Foundation Fellowship from the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research from 1990-1991. He has been a strong supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association and served as the Rhode Island Board President from 1995-1999. Currently he is Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and directs the Alzheimer’s Disease & Memory Disorders Center at Rhode Island Hospital, the largest memory diagnostic and treatment center in Rhode Island and regional referral center for southern New England. He has over 100 peer-reviewed original publications covering research in driving, quality of life, experimental pharmacotherapy, and pharmaco-epidemiology in patients with preclinical Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment and dementia.