Concerned about brain health?
Alzheimer’s and dementia are widely regarded as the most devastating diseases of the 21st century. One out of 10 people aged 65 and older are at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Additionally, reported cases of Parkinson’s, stroke, and other diseases of the brain are on the rise as scientists work to find effective treatments and possible cures.
In this free webinar, Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai, co-directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, will share their collective knowledge, research, and expertise on how nutrition, exercise, and other restorative practices can help you maintain long-term cognitive health and decrease your risk of developing devastating brain illnesses.
In this webinar you will:
- Gain a better understanding of how simple lifestyle strategies can help offset the genetic risk of developing dementia.
- Learn about the connection between dietary fats, Alzheimer’s disease, and cognitive decline.
- Hear about the ideal diet for long-term brain health and cognitive function.
Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai
A husband-and-wife team on the cutting edge of brain science, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai are co-directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Through research and their extensive collective medical backgrounds, the Sherzai’s are working to demystify the steps to achieving long-term brain health and the prevention of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Dean Sherzai, MD, PhD(c), MPH, MAS trained in neurology at Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed fellowships in neurodegenerative diseases and dementia at the National Institutes of Health and UC San Diego. He also holds a PhD in healthcare leadership with a focus on empowering communities achieve their optimal brain health, and a masters in public health on the subject of lifestyle and epidemiology and a second masters in advanced sciences (clinical research). He is currently the co-director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention program at Loma Linda University, as well as the CEO of Brain Initiative LLC, a technology company that aims to innovate and forever change brain health and cognitive enhancement. Dean is also President of the international non-profit, Healthy Minds initiative, which is conducting groundbreaking research in brain health in several cities and districts around the country.
Ayesha Sherzai, MD, MAS leads the Lifestyle Program for the Prevention of Neurological Diseases. She completed a dual training in preventative medicine and neurology at Loma Linda University, a masters in clinical research at UCSD, and a fellowship in vascular neurology and epidemiology at Columbia University. She is also a trained plant-based culinary artist. Ayesha is currently the co-director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention program at Loma Linda University, and lead researcher at the Healthy Minds Initiative.