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Meryl Comer

President, Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative

Meryl Comer is an Emmy award-winning reporter, producer, moderator and talk show host with more than 30 years of broadcast journalism experience.  She was among the first female broadcasters to specialize in business news as it relates to public policy.  She is President of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative and organized Rock Stars of Science initiative. 

Comer has spent the past 16 years as the at-home caregiver for her physician/researcher husband who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 58.

For much of the last 100 years, little was known about Alzheimer’s and dementia, but recent research is revealing the neurotransmitter and genetic deficits behind the disease.
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