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“Hunt for the Hidden Killer” follows local scientists on their quest to cure ALS and Alzheimer’s

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Work in progress on an upcoming theatrical documentary, “Hunt for the Hidden Killer” will be screened at Jackson’s Center for the Arts tomorrow evening. A 60-minute excerpt from the upcoming feature-length film follows the travels of Jackson Hole-based scientists through Scandinavia, France, Japan, Australia, the Middle East, and North America searching for the causes of ALS and Alzheimer's disease. "Bo Landin and his international team of filmmakers have followed us from the laboratory to the dunes of the Gulf and the jungles of the Pacific islands in our search for new therapies to treat ALS and Alzheimer's disease," said Dr. Paul Alan Cox, Executive Director of the Brain Chemistry Laboratories. "We have attempted to go to every village in the world with an elevated incidence of these diseases, searching for a common thread." A reception with the filmmaker and featured scientists at 5:00 p.m. will be followed by the screening at 6:00 p.m. in the Center Theater. Immediately afterward the screening, internationally renowned documentary Swedish filmmaker and Director Bo Landin will discuss the screening and answer questions from the audience. The event is open to the public and free for admission. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served prior to the screening. Interviews with the director and principals can be arranged prior to the event. Watch the film trailer here: EMBED The preview of this work is being sponsored by the Brain Chemistry Laboratories, Institute for Ethnomedicine, Jackson Wyoming ( ethnomedicine.org) in conjunction with Jackson Hole Wild (www.jhfestival.org ). *Feature Photo: Screenshot of the "Hunt for the Hidden Killer video.