Dr. Dale Bredesen

Co-Chairman & Chief Science Officer

Dr. Bredesen is internationally recognized as an expert in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. He graduated from Caltech, then earned his MD from Duke University. He served as Chief Resident in Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) before joining Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner’s laboratory at UCSF as an NIH Postdoctoral Fellow. He held faculty positions at UCSF, UCLA and the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Bredesen directed the Program on Aging at the Burnham Institute before coming to the Buck Institute in 1998 as its founding President and CEO.


July 18, 2018

11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM

Keynote: Dale Bredesen, MD

In a nation facing a multitude of health crises, the most anxiety provoking challenge is Alzheimer’s disease. With enormous costs both financial and emotional, the pressure to find a cure is enormous. Dr. Dale Bredeson may have come closer than anybody with the Bredesen Protocol. The author will speak about his findings on using nutrition … Continued

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July 18, 2018

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM

The Blurring Line Between Big Pharma and Nutraceuticals

The line between nutraceuticals, OTC and pharma is being redefined. Active and engaged on that blurring line, this panel of experts will explore what’s coming and how we might re-envision DSHEA to take the industry where it needs to go to realize the goal of changing healthcare. Defining the right science and how it fits … Continued

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