Lecture-Facing Uncertainty: Who is Destined for Alzheimer’s Disease?

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs and the Situating Science Strategic Knowledge Cluster will soon be visiting the U of S to present Part 5 of the “Science and its Publics” lecture series. This multi-part series examines the roles of the public in the translation and understanding of science. This presentation is titled, “Facing Uncertainty: Who is Destined for Alzheimer’s Disease?” and will take place on:

Time: Wednesday, March 23, 7 p.m.
Location: Sasktel Lecture Theatre Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Dr.

This presentation will be led by keynote speaker Margaret Lock (Marjorie Bronfman Professor in Social Studies in Medicine, Department of Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University). Lock’s lecture will outline medical theories surrounding Alzheimer’s disease, which is increasingly being described as epidemic, and the medical community’s urgency to find a cure. It is a free public lecture, with a reception to follow.
This event marks the finale of a multi-part national series on “Science and its Publics” created by the Situating Science Strategic Knowledge Cluster, (www.situsci.ca) and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs, (www.ccepa.ca).

For more information, contact:
Erika Dyck, Associate Professor
Tier 2 CRC, History of Medicine
Department of History
University of Saskatchewan
Phone: (306) 966-5049
erika.dyck@usask.ca

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