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David Hobman Annual Lecture

An annual lecture hosted by Age UK and the Institute of Gerontology at King's College London.

The Annual Lecture was set up in memory of David Hobman CBE, who was the first director of Age Concern England and Chairman of the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology at King's College London, set up in 1986.

It is a long-standing event held jointly by Age UK and the Institute of Gerontology, and each year a distinguished guest speaker is invited to present a lecture on a topic affecting older people.

Annual Lecture 2017

The dementia challenge – past, present and future

Professor Martin Rossor delivered the Annual Lecture on the theme of dementia which took place at King’s College London on Monday 27 November 2017.

Listen to the Annual Lecture

Accompanying presentation (PTT 21 MB)

Martin Rossor is Professor of Clinical Neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and established a specialist cognitive disorders clinic which acts as a tertiary referral service for young onset and rare dementias. Alongside the professor’s speech, there were welcome introductions from professor Edward Byrne AC, President & Principal at King’s College London, and Steph Harland, Interim Chief Executive of Age UK.

Thank you to everyone who attended the lecture.

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Last updated: Apr 17 2018

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