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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...

New insight into role of amyloid beta in Alzheimer’s disease

June 15, 2016 by Tamara Bhandari A new technique for measuring levels in the brain of amyloid beta, a key...

Obscure Disease May Offer Backdoor to New Treatments for Alzheimer’s and Other Killers

6/8/16 About 100 times rarer than Parkinson’s, and often mistaken for it, progressive supranuclear palsy afflicts fewer than 20,000 people...

An Army Buddy’s Call For Help Sends A Scientist On A Brain Injury Quest

 6/8/16 Katherine Du/NPR The first time Kit Parker’s phone rang, everything seemed fine. It was January 2006, and Parker’s old...