A Family Affair
On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 Sally and Warren Jobe hosted our annual “A Family Affair” at the Piedmont Driving Club. This dinner benefited the Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), all proceeds went toward Alzheimer’s research at Emory, and emphasis is on Alzheimer’s Research and Advocates for Corporate Partnerships. The event brought together the families touched by Alzheimer’s, their friends who want to be supportive and learn more, and the scientists of Emory’s ADRC who are battling the disease in their research labs.
The 2016 “A Family Affair” honored the research of Dr. Ihab Hajjar, whose work studies the connections between blood pressure and Alzheimer’s disease. His studies suggest that common blood pressure medications may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s among individuals with early signs of memory problems. Dr. Hajjar’s research is known internationally and he is distinguished as one of the foremost researchers studying the intercept between the two areas of vascular function and cognitive function with aging.
We extend our thanks to our past event chairs, our Platinum sponsors, Mary Rose Taylor and everyone who helps to continuously make “A Family Affair” an incredible success! Contact Natalie Zellner at 404-712-2084 or register at Support A Family Affair 2016 to learn about the 2016 fundraiser to support research.