Sex differences and normative scores on the MoCA and MMSE; Implication for defining cut offs on the tests

Join us for the third AD/PD™ Live Journal club webinar discussing the usefulness of cognitive tests in dementia work-up, specifically MoCA and MMSE – implication for defining cut offs on the tests.

Date: 23 May 2024
Time: 15:00 CEST (Find your own timezone)

The author, Prof Engedal will discuss some of his latest publications:

This initiative is made possible thanks to the help of the Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders (Karger Publishers) and the Journal of Alzheimer´s Disease.

Agenda

WelcomeDr Aiello will introduce Prof Engedal.
PresentationProf Engedal will introduce their latest publications and their implications in the field of usefulness of cognitive tests in dementia work-up.
DiscussionQ&A with the speaker, moderated by Dr Aiello.

Faculty

Moderator
Dr Edoardo Aiello is a psychologist and research consultant at the Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Neuroscience of IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano (Milan, Italy). He mostly devotes his clinical and research interests towards the semiology and diagnostics of cognitive and behavioural dysfunctions in neurodegenerative disorders. He has authored more than 80 papers on different topics of psychology and neuroscience, with a focus on the statistical study of cognitive screening tests and frontotemporal-spectrum disorders in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Speaker
Prof Knut Engedal is a professor emeritus at the Norwegian Centre for Aging and Health and University of Oslo. Prof. Engedal has specialized education and experience in family medicine, geriatrics and psychiatry. He was professor of psychogeriatric medicine at the university of Oslo, head of the dementia research group at the university hospital in Oslo and the director for dementia research at the Norwegian Centre for Aging and Health. He was as well senior consultants at the memory clinic, department of geriatric medicine at the university hospital in Oslo. He has published more than 400 scientific papers and couple of textbooks. Today, he is retired (78 ys), but still active in research as a mentor for younger colleagues.

This initiative is made possible thanks to the help of the Dementia Geriatric Cognitive Disorder Journal (Karger Publishers) and the Journal of Alzheimer´s Disease.