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- Dr. Marcelle Morrison-Bogorad associate director of the neuroscience and neuropsychology of aging program at the National Institute on Aging
- Dr. Paul Aisen professor in the departments of neurology and medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center
- Stephen McConnell senior vice president for advocacy and public policy at the Alzheimer's Association
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