Webinar – Know When To Hold Them, Know When To Fold Them: Deprescribing Cognitive Enhancer Therapy for Dementia
December 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1) To appreciate the evolution and development of evidence-based treatment guidelines for deprescription of cognitive enhancers in dementia
2) To decide how much “evidence” is required for evidence-based medicine
Presenter: Dr. Nathan Herrmann, MD FRCPC
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Dr. Nathan Herrmann, MD FRCPC
Know When To Hold Them, Know When To Fold Them: Deprescribing Cognitive Enhancer Therapy for Dementia
Dr. Herrmann is Director of Psychopharmacology Services at Merchavim Medical Centre for Brain and Mental Health in Be’er Yaacov, Israel, and a visiting professor at Tel Aviv University. He is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and formerly, the Richard Lewar Chair in Geriatric Psychiatry at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto. He was Head of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre from 1991-2019 and was Head of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Toronto from 1994-2005. At Sunnybrook, he is co-director of the Clinical Neuropharmacology Research Program and a scientist in the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program. Dr. Herrmann’s research focuses on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia therapeutics and he is Co-Team Lead for the Canadian Consortium of Neurodegeneration and Aging’s Team.