Alzheimer’s Videos & Interactive 3D Models


Sharon Cohen, MD, FRCPC
Behavioural Neurologist, Founder and Medical Director, Toronto Memory Program, Toronto, Canada
Sharon Cohen, MD, FRCPC

r. Sharon Cohen, MD, FRCP, is a behavioural neurologist and the medical director of the Toronto Memory Program, a community-based medical facility which she established in 1996 for the purpose of enhancing diagnosis and treatment for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Her memory clinic and dementia research site are among the most active in Canada. Dr. Cohen has over 28 years of experience in clinical research and has been a site primary investigator for over 180 pharmacological trials in dementia, including phase 1 trials. She represents Canada on international advisory boards and steering committees and is a consultant to a wide range of stakeholders including government organizations and patient advocacy groups. She is a frequent lecturer and contributes to media events including those on medical ethics. Additionally, she is known for her advocacy of individuals with neurodegenerative diseases.

Despite holding academic and hospital appointments, Dr. Cohen chooses to practice in the community, in keeping with her belief that dementia care and clinical research are best offered in the real-world setting.


In this video, Dr. Sharon Cohen discusses the formation of amyloid-ß aggregates and intracellular neurofibrillary tau tangles that are characteristic of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Emerging Therapies

In this video, Dr. Sharon Cohen reviews monoclonal antibodies targeting amyloid-ß, including aducanumab, BAN-2401, solanezumab, and gantenerumab.

Interactive 3D Model

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Alzheimer’s Videos & Interactive 3D Models
Event Date: 12/07/2022