The Houston community will have an opportunity to hear one of the leading researchers on Alzheimer’s disease discuss the latest research on the disease at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture hosted by Baylor College of Medicine and the Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter.

Dr. Rachelle Doody, professor of neurology and director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine, will lead the educational symposium to be held Oct. 1 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX.

Doody, who also is the Effie Marie Cain Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research at Baylor, will present current information about research on the disease followed by a question-and-answer session.

The event is supported in part by Alzheimer’s Association and the Moselle and Milton Pollack Endowed Fund for Alzheimer’s Education in the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor.

The program is free and open to the public. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and the lecture starts at 7 p.m. To RSVP, call 713-314-1313.