Ask Dr. Scott Turner: Neurologist Director, Memory Disorders Program

The mission of the Georgetown University Memory Disorders Program is to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias by conducting innovative research, educating and training healthcare professionals and the public on research advances, and offering state-of-the-art clinical care.

News & Events

20th Anniversary Celebration

September 10th, 2019

Whether you’re involved in our program or never heard of us: you’re invited. Join us for lunch at St. Francis Hall (photos and address below) as we celebrate 20 years of clinical care and research! On October 17th, 2019, we recognize those who have contributed to our program, as well as welcome those who are interested in memory research. We’ll be discussing the progress we’ve made, giving you tips to keep your mind sharp, and answering your questions on memory and aging. Thank you for you interest and participation in the Georgetown University Memory Disorders Program. We couldn’t do it without you!

R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD

Where Are We in the Search for Better Treatments?

August 28th, 2019

Alzheimer’s Talks host Meryl Comer speaks with one of the nation’s leading Alzheimer’s disease researchers, Dr. R. Scott Turner, director of the Georgetown University Memory Disorders Program, about the current Alzheimer’s drug pipeline and related questions of diagnosis and prevention methods.

Nicotine may help memory loss

August 27th, 2019

“Oddly a naturally occurring substance that we associate with bad outcomes like smoking, actually if we use it in a different way may turn out to be helpful for us,” said Dr. Newhouse.

2019 Walk to End Alzheimers, on October 12, 2019, Memory Disorders Program team page.

Walk to End Alzhiemer’s 2019

August 13th, 2019

Join our team on October 12th, 2019 in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s! You can support this initiative through the Alzheimer’s Association by registering for the walk, creating/joining a team, or donating to our team.


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