Iron in Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disease
Ashley Bush, MD, PhD
The Learning Process:
Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour.
- Describe the basic biology of brain iron.
- Evaluate the role of the blood brain barrier in limiting the regulating the supply of nutritional iron to the brain.
- Evaluate the accumulation of iron throughout the lifespan as a contributor to aging and age-related diseases.
Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
Recorded live at the 2019 International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.