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PREVIOUS PUBLIC LECTURES

2007

Sunday, May 6, 2007
“Progress in Aging Research and Alzheimer’s Disease”

presented by Dr. Judes Poirier, Professor and Director, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging.
TIME: 2:00–4:00 p.m. (no reservations needed)
SPONSORED BY: Novartis

March 11, 2007
''Update on Erectile Dysfunction Treatment in Aging Men''
with Dr. Peter Chan, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
Director, Male Reproductive Medicine, Department of Urology, Department of Obstetrics
& Gynecology, Montreal General Hospital - McGill University Health Centre.
SPONSORED BY: Pfizer

2005

April 17, 2005
"Peut-on prévenir la Maladie d'Alzheimer ?" (in French)
with Dr. Serge Gauthier, Neurologist, Director, MCSA Alzheimer & Cognitive Disorders Clinic

2004

May 2, 2004
"Amazing Advances in the Treatment of Glaucoma & Cataracts" (in English) with Dr. Shawn Cohen, Ophthalmologist and Assistant Professor, McGill University.

February 22, 2004
"Update on Causes & Emerging Treatments in Alzheimer’s Disease"
(in English) with Dr. Judes Poirier, Director of the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging and Dr. Alain Robillard, Neurologist, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and Professor at the Université de Montréal.

2003

March 16, 2003
"Derniers développements sur la maladie d'Alzheimer" (in French)
with Dr. Judes Poirier, Director of the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging, and Dr. Serge Gauthier, Director, Alzheimer Disease Research Unit, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging.

February 16, 2003
"Parkinson's:  From Slowing Down the Disease Progression
to the Treatment of Advanced Cases"

with Dr. Michel Panisset, D.E.A., Neurologist, Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging.

January 26, 2003
"L'ostéoporose" (in French)
with Line Vautour, M.D. F.R.C.P.(C), Physician, Division of Endocrinology, McGill University Health Centre, and Assistant Professor, McGill University.

2002

November 17, 2002
"Osteoporosis:  Boosting Frail Bones"
with Line Vautour, M.D. F.R.C.P.(C), Physician, Division of Endocrinology, McGill University Health Centre, and Assistant Professor, McGill University.

May 26, 2002
"Recent Advances in the Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease"
with Dr. Serge Gauthier, Director of the Alzheimer Disease Research Unit, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging and Dr. Judes Poirier, Director, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging.
This lecture is sponsored by Pfizer Canada Inc.

April 14, 2002
"L'anxiété et la dépression chez la personne vieillissante" (in French)
with Dr. Ghislaine Savard, Psychiatrist and Consultant at the Montreal Neurological Hospital, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, McGill University.

February 24, 2002
"Planning your Estate"
with Mr. Robert Raich, C.A., Spiegel Sohmer, Vice-President, Jewish Community Foundation.

2001

April 29, 2001
"La maladie de Parkingson: Qui risque d'en souffrir? Que faire dans ce cas?" (in French)
with Dr. Michel Panisset, Neurologist, Director, Movement Disorders Clinic and Mme Marie-Josée Fortin, RN, Coordinator, Movement Disorders Clinic from the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging
Guest: Testimony of a patient living with Parkinson's

April 1, 2001
"Age is Just a Number:  The Psychology of Staying Young"
with Dr. Henry Olders, FRCPC, Co-Director, Psycho-Oncology Clinic from the Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

2000

November 26, 2000
"Pouvons-nous vivre riche et en santé à la retraite?" (in French)
with Mr. George Létourneau, Anthropologist, Université de Montréal and Mrs. Denise Gagnon, Training Consultant, Education Services at the "Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ)"

October 29, 2000
"The chemistry of aging"
with Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of the McGill University Office for Chemistry and Society and bestselling author of "Radar, Hula Hoops and Playful Pigs"

September 24, 2000
"La maladie d'Alzheimer aujourd'hui, demain..." (in French)
with Dr. Judes Poirier, Director of the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging, Dr. Serge Gauthier, Director, Alzheimer Disease Research Unit, McGill Centre for Studies in Aging, and Ms. Julie Bélanger, Specialized Consultant, Alzheimer Society of Montreal

April 30, 2000
"The new wave in arthritis therapy"
with Dr. Hyman Tannenbaum
- Rheumatologist, Director, Rheumatic Disease Centre of Montreal

April 2, 2000 (in French)
"Remédier au vieillissement de l'oeil: tout sur la prévention et le traitement des cataractes, du glaucome et de la vision double"
with Dr. Francine Mathieu-Millaire
- Neuro-ophthalmologist, Centre d'ophtalmologie Michel-Mathieu

February 27, 2000
"Elderly and gambling: a relationship fraught with dangers"
with Dr. Rina Gupta, PhD
- Child Psychologist, Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University

1999

November 28, 1999 (in French)
"Vieillir tout en restant actif" with Mrs Marguerite Lescop
- bestseller author of "Le Tour de ma Vie en 80 Ans" and "En Effeuillant la Marguerite"

October 24, 1999
"Let's talk about sex: couple intimacy and the aging process"
with:
Mr. Richard D. Rapoport

- Sex and Couple Therapist, Department of Psychology, Royal Victoria Hospital and Social Worker, CLSC Côte-des-Neiges
Dr. Irwin Kuzmarov
- Senior Urologist and Director, Sexual Dysfunctions Clinic, Lakeshore General Hospital
- Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, McGill University

April 25, 1999
"The bright side of hormones"
with Dr. Morrie Gelfand, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, McGill University, Co-director of the McGill Menopause Research Unit, Jewish General Hospital, Sir Mortimer B. Davis 

March 28, 1999
"Safe driving"
with Susan Sofer, OT(c) C.D.R.S., Autonomy-Community Therapy (A.C.T.) Inc. and Mrs. Claire Roy, Director, Public Relations, CAA 

February 28, 1999
"Exercices pour le corps et l'esprit"
with Mrs. Lise Roche, Fédération de l'âge d'or du Québec and Mrs. Marie-Berthe Dion, McGill Institute for Learning in Retirement 

January 31, 1999
"What can be done for aging eyes: all about cataracts, glaucoma and double vision"
with Dr. Marino Discepola, Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victoria Hospital 

January 17, 1999
"Les maladies de la prostate et dysfonctions sexuelles" 
with Dr. Simon Tanguay, Department of Urology, Montreal General Hospital 

1998

November 29, 1998
"Les soins palliatifs à domicile"
with Mr. Jacques Fortin, RN, Coordinator, Programme of Home Care Services, CLSC Metro and Mrs. Anne Roy, Professional Social Worker, CLSC Metro 

October 25, 1998
"Making up for dental and hearing loss" 
with
Dr. Michael Wiseman, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University;
Dr. Anthony Zeitouni,
Department of Otolarungology, Royal Victoria Hospital and Mr. Ian Mark of Mark, Lachance & Associates (hearing aids' specialists) 

September 20, 1998 
"Le stress de se sentir vieillir" 
with Dr. Sonia Lupien, Neuropsychologist, Douglas Hospital Research Centre 

These events were made possible thanks to the
MONTREAL DELTA HOTEL