A leading researcher working to crack the genetic code behind Alzheimer's disease will speak twice today at Kansas University.
Rudolph Tanzi, professor of neurobiology at Harvard Medical School and director of Massachusetts General Hospital Genetics and Aging Unit, will speak on "Alzheimer's Disease: From Genes to Drugs in this Decade" at 9:30 a.m. in 130 Budig Hall.
He then will give the lecture, "Decoding Darkness: The Search for the Genetic Causes of Alzheimer's Disease," at 5:30 p.m. in Alderson Auditorium of the Kansas Union.
Tanzi is speaking as part of the Takeru Higuchi Memorial Lecture series. Both lectures are free and open to the public.