Tag Health & medicine

New Alzheimer’s study to focus on children

January 29, 2002

As the number of new Alzheimer's cases balloons to a projected 14 million by 2050, the Medical School is establishing the nation's first comprehensive research study of children of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Disarming Alzheimer’s Toxic Proteins

April 14, 1997

A new study of the proteins that may be responsible for the brain lesions associated with Alzheimer's disease promises a new understanding of its underlying cause, and may someday yield new treatments for the devastating and deadly disease.