Broad Institute (March 13, 2015): For Drivers of Alzheimer’s Disease, Check the Roadmap

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Broad Institute (March 13, 2015): For Drivers of Alzheimer’s Disease, Check the Roadmap

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Fri, 03/13/2015

Recently, the BroadMinded blog highlighted the exciting science emerging from the Roadmap Epigenomics program, resulting in the most comprehensive map of the human epigenome — the collection of chemical changes to DNA and its supporting proteins thaSee Original Article

National Institute on Aging (April 7, 2015): Nations Gather to Coordinate Global Dementia Research

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Tue, 04/07/2015

NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes joined health ministers, leading scientists, and advocates from around the world March 16-17 in Geneva, Switzerland, to advance dementia research planning on a global scale.

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Boston Globe (March 6, 2015): Older and Wiser? Some Brain Functions Improve as We Age

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Fri, 03/06/2015

There is hope for aging baby boomers.
The ability to recall names and faces with lightning speed may start to fade in one’s 20s, but our capability to perform other functions, such as learning new words, doesn’t peak until decades later, accordingSee Original Article

NTU scientists discover new treatment for dementia

New brain cells can be formed through deep brain stimulation, improving memory retentionPushing new frontiers in dementia research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore)…
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