Boston Globe (June 16, 2016): Suzanne Corkin, 79; Research Expanded the Understanding of Memory

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Boston Globe (June 16, 2016): Suzanne Corkin, 79; Research Expanded the Understanding of Memory

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Thu, 06/16/2016

Suzanne Corkin and Henry Molaison shared more than just a research relationship, though that collaboration put them in the history books. When experimental surgery left him unable to form long-term memories, he became arguably the world’s most stSee Original Article

Tangled Bank Studios (April 21, 2016): A Journalist's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease and Drug Development

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Thu, 04/21/2016

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. It is a biological disease marked by physical changes in the brain—most notably buildup of small protein clumps called plaques and tangles – that lead to the death of nerve cells. The cell death usuSee Original Article

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Forum (April 20, 2016): Drug Trials Challenges for Alzheimer’s and Other Urgent Needs

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Wed, 04/20/2016

This Forum explored the challenges and complexities of drug trials, and how they impact disease treatment and prevention –  particularly for conditions that currently have little or no therapeutic options. As a case study, the panel discussed AlzheimSee Original Article

Boston Herald (May 22, 2016): Hope vs. Alzheimer's: Researcher, Husband, Part of Pioneering Study

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Sun, 05/22/2016

Dorene Rentz, one of 
the local neuropsychologists behind a pioneering Alzheimer’s study, spends her days searching for 
answers in the mysterious plaques that invade the brains of those suffering from the incurable disease.
And Rentz’s seaSee Original Article