Community Forum

Does internal DNA editing cause Alzheimer’s disease?

Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D.
Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D. with SBP and SDIS logos

Date and time

February 20, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM PT


Online Event

Hosted by  San Diego Independent Scholars logo


One in 10 people over the age of 65 is living with Alzheimer’s disease—and there is no cure.

New research shows that certain edits of the brain’s genetic blueprint may underlie the disease. Learn how existing FDA-approved medicines may offer near-term hope to treat this devastating type of dementia.



Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D.

Degenerative Diseases Program

Senior Vice President
Neuroscience Drug Discovery
Neuroscience and Aging Research Center