Medical Museum Science Café

Searching for an Elusive Cure to Brain Diseases

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When: Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2016, 6-7 p.m.

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases affect nearly everyone in our society in one way or another, and yet innovative treatments remain elusive. Why? How can research on the basic mechanisms of healthy brain function lead us down a path toward a transformational discovery? Explore this topic and more during this Brain Awareness Month event at the museum with neuroscientist James L. Olds Ph.D., Assistant Director, National Science Foundation's Directorate for Biological Sciences.


FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.


Call (301) 319-3303 or email