National Institute on Aging (April 6, 2016): Data Sharing: The Name of the Game in Alzheimer’s Research

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National Institute on Aging (April 6, 2016): Data Sharing: The Name of the Game in Alzheimer’s Research

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Wed, 04/06/2016

Thousands of gene candidates in the human genome have the potential to play a role in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But you are just one scientist. How can you even start such an enormous task? This quest – one scientist analySee Original Article

Washington Post (February 26, 2016): Keeping Mentally Active Doesn’t Stave Off Alzheimer’s Disease — Only Its Symptoms

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Fri, 02/26/2016

The prevailing wisdom about dementia is simple: Keep your mind active as you age to lower the risk of cognitive decline. But is the same true for Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia? New research suggests that the answeSee Original Article

Harvard Medical School (March 3, 2016): Crossing a Barrier

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Thu, 03/03/2016

The blood-brain barrier at the interface between the brain’s blood vessels and nerve cells acts as a vital gatekeeper to the brain, allowing essential nutrients and fluids to pass into the central nervous system and the web of our brain’s neuroSee Original Article

Science Magazine (March 31, 2016): Alzheimer’s May be Caused by Haywire Immune System Eating Brain Connections

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Thu, 03/31/2016

More than 99% of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s drugs have failed, leading many to wonder whether pharmaceutical companies have gone after the wrong targets. Now, research in mice points to a potential new target: a developmental process gone awSee Original Article