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On Wednesday, June 5 we hosted a live-streamed webinar about employing stem cells to help uncover the cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
World renowned researcher Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D., and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund founder and Chairman Jeff Morby have authored this definitive update on the status of the race to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Talks–A Conversation About the Role of Genetics in Alzheimer’s with Dr. Rudy Tanzi, Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
On April 16, Dr. Rudy Tanzi discussed what we know about the role of genetics and environment in Alzheimer's and took questions from those on the call. We will not be able to find a cure for Alzheimer's until we understand what causes this horrible disease.
In a two-part series, CAF Research Consortium member Dr. Rudy Tanzi and Dr. Deepak Chopra address today's most critical questions about Alzheimer's by explaining what it is and where as a nation we are in our search for a cure.
The article posted today gives an overview of the main symptoms and biological processes associated with Alzheimer's in a readable, easy-to-understand fashion. Here's an except from the article:
On Wednesday, July 13, Dr. Sam Gandy's commentary regarding the early treatment of Alzheimer's was featured in a weekly press release sent out by Nature. Gandy, a CAF research consortium member, submitted a Perspective column addressing the need for early testing.
Here's an excerpt from the press release:
Setting the stage
The 10th Annual International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease/Parkinson’s Disease (AD/PD) was held this March in Barcelona with thousands of researchers from 68 countries attending. Chief among the topics of interest was determining risk for the disease from genetics. The useful source for all things Alzheimer’s, The Alzheimer’s Research Forum (www.alzforum.org), provided extensive coverage on the conference.