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April 20, 2016
by Scientific American
Research on a key brain immune cell suggests it is a tantalizing but slippery target for new therapies.
April 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Researchers are using the power of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to solve the mysteries of Alzheimer’s dementia. This issue of Alzheimer’s Prevention Bulletin features a recent study...
April 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Jagust, I thought the only way to diagnosis Alzheimer’s disease definitively, unfortunately, is through an autopsy. Recently, a friend mentioned imaging studies, like PET scans, are being...
The Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative is recruiting volunteers to sign up for two different Alzheimer’s registries that will give researchers a pool pf participants when studying the disease. Jessica...
Scientific American reviews the NOVA episode “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?” featuring Dr. Eric Reiman and Banner Alzheimer's Institute research. 
Greg O’Brien shares his experience with Alzheimer’s and the slow demise of his abilities. As a longtime investigative journalist, he has been chronicling his experience with the disease so others...
Study in mice shows that the normal process by which the brain prunes excess synapses during development may be hijacked early on in the progression of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative...
Dr. Pierre Tariot weighs in on the financial impact of Alzheimer’s in NPR’s coverage of the latest Alzheimer's Association Facts & Figures Report.
Dr. Pierre Tariot weighs in on the financial impact of Alzheimer’s in NPR’s coverage of the latest Alzheimer's Association Facts & Figures Report.
With the rising number of people with Alzheimer’s, the burden on caregivers is growing. Mike and Patsy Boggs share their story of how Alzheimer’s is affecting their family and the hefty cost of the...