April 19th at 6:30
Please join us for a conversation and discussion with Sandeep Jauhar, author of My Father's Brain, and Jason Karlawish, author of The Problem of Alzeimers for a rich and informative discussion of Alzheimers and its rippling effect.
"Blending the humor, compassion, and absorbing family drama of first-rate memoir with expert science writing, [Sandeep Jauhar] has composed a can’t-miss introduction to what has been called The Age of Alzheimer’s." —Sanjay Gupta, author of Keep Sharp and World War C
"Karlawish blends history and science with his effortless storytelling abilities, resulting in an elegant work.”--Siddhartha Mukherjee, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene
Sandeep Jauhar is the bestselling author of three acclaimed books on medical topics: Intern, Doctored, and Heart: A History, which was named a best book of 2018 by The Mail on Sunday, Science Friday, and the Los Angeles Public Library, and was a PBS NewsHour/ New York Times book club pick; it was also a finalist for the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize. A practicing physician, Jauhar writes regularly for the opinion section of The New York Times. His TED Talk on the emotional heart was one of the ten most-watched TED Talks of 2019
JASON KARLAWISH is a physician and writer, and a professor of medicine, medical ethics and health policy, and neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and co-director of the Penn Memory Center. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.