THE 5K WALK
This walk is our first step in helping build the much needed awareness, and raise support for medical research and education for this devastating Prime of Life neurodegenerative disease.
Join us and take part in helping raise awareness and support for ALL those affected by this debilitating condition. Together, we can make a difference!
Be sure to visit our bustling marketplace area after the walk. Here, you will find small local businesses with their handmade crafts, artisanal foods, or even professional services. Join us in supporting our local small businesses. Together we can build a stronger community!
If you are a small business owner, connect with us and reserve your booth today!
Meet The Expert
Dr. Carmela Tartaglia M.D., FRCPC
Dr. Tartaglia is a clinician-scientist at the University Health Network and University of Toronto. She maintains a cognitive/behavioral clinic within the UHN Memory Clinic and PSP Rossy Centre where she sees patients with neurodegenerative diseases including PSP and those with multiple concussions who are at risk of developing a neurodegenerative disease. In trying to bring precision medicine to patients with PSP and CBS, Dr. Carmela Tartaglia leads a multi-modal biomarker program whose aim is to improve diagnostic accuracy and prognostication with patients who want to know what they have – and how they will fare in the future. Dr. Tartaglia and her team combine clinical, biofluid and imaging biomarkers they hope will answer these questions. The goal of her research program is to develop biomarkers for early detection of disease to bring precision medicine and targeted, early treatments to her patients.
Her credentials are as follows:
Marion and Gerald Soloway Chair in Brain Injury and Concussion Research
Associate Professor, Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Toronto
Co-director Memory Clinic - Toronto Western Hospital
PI-Canadian Concussion Centre, Krembil Brain Institute
Director Memory Clinical Trials Unit
399 Bathurst St. WW 5-449
Toronto, ON M5T 2S8
We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to come out and meet one of the very few experts on PSP in Canada and learn more about this very important topic.