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Some elderly with Alzheimer’s brain plaques stay sharp

In a discovery that challenges conventional thinking, researchers report that several people over the age of 90 had excellent memory …

$34 million effort aims to image brain from childhood through old age

A research team led by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis will scan the brains of kindergartners to centenarians …

Scientists link single gene to some cases of autism spectrum disorder

Findings could provide clues about other genes involved in autism by Jim Dryden October 19, 2016 Scientists, led by a …

WashU, pharma partners seek more tau intel from Alzheimer’s consortium

By Marie Powers News Editor Long-time Alzheimer’s disease (AD) researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WashU) …

At Age 8, DIAN Is Churning Out Data and Growing into a Movement

16 Aug 2016 Part 1 of a five-part series. At age 8, DIAN has grown up. In 2008, when the Dominantly …

Cirrito receives MetLife award for Alzheimer’s research

Researcher is known for developing a way to measure levels of amyloid beta in brain by Tamara Bhandari•August 1, 2016 …

Alzheimer’s drug test disappoints, but some see benefit

Alzheimer’s drug test disappoints, but some see benefit 891 patients with mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease participated in study By …

New Clues Identified in Childhood Cancer Syndrome

New Clues Identified in Childhood Cancer Syndrome Apr 05, 2016 This article, written by Jessica L. Williams, originally appeared in …

$4 million grant expands major study to find Alzheimer’s prevention treatments

Investigators will accelerate drug testing, develop new diagnostic measures. By Tamara Bhandari June 21, 2016 Dean DeMoe, a participant in …

Dancing To Ease Disease: Tango With A Beneficial Beat

June 25th, 2016 More and more doctors are writing an unusual prescription for their patients withParkinson’s disease: Go out dancing …