Emory University’s Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will host its 10th annual A Family Affair, its largest annual fundraiser, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. Tickets are $800 per person and $1,600 per couple. The visibility created by A Family Affair has helped raise awareness of the need for research of Alzheimer’s and mild cognitive impairment, and has helped generate funding from the Goizueta Foundation for $59.9 million for Alzheimer’s research and the James Cox Foundation for $27.9 million for mild cognitive impairment. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Natalie Zellner at 404-712-2084 or

natalie.zellner@emory.edu

. Right: Front from left, Jim Lah, MD, the center’s co-director; event co-chair Carolyn Hewes; honorary co-chairs Andrew and Carolyn Young; Monica Parker, MD, the center’s director for minority engagement core; and Allan Levey, MD, Emory’s chair of neurology and the center’s director; and, back from left, event co-chair Lem Hewes and Lary Walker, Ph.D., the center’s co-director; gather at the center’s Mary Rose Taylor Family Lobby, named after the donor who founded A Family Affair.

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