Topic: Alzheimer’s

Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice Vincent Mor will co-lead the NIA Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory. He brings expertise in big data and quality measurement to his partnership with Susan Mitchell, a physician scientist at Hebrew SeniorLife.

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University awarded more than $50 million for Alzheimer’s research

September 10, 2019 0 comments

In the University’s largest federal grant award in its history, the National Institute on Aging has promised more than $50 million over five years to examine how non-drug Alzheimer’s care can realistically improve quality of life. This project comes as Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s-related dementia challenge researchers and caregivers across […]

'The Rest I Make Up' highlights the life and artistic career of late Cuban-American artist Maria Irene Fornes.

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Documentary chronicles life of late playwright Maria Irene Fornes

February 21, 2019 0 comments

Last Sunday, the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts hosted a screening of “The Rest I Make Up,” a documentary chronicling the life of the late Maria Irene Fornes, a Cuban-American avant-garde playwright, and her struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

In addition to developing new criteria for using lumbar punctures to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, University researchers are exploring the use of eye exams for early detection.

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U. Professor integrates use of spinal taps in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

October 22, 2018 0 comments

In the battle to understand Alzheimer’s disease, advancements in the testing and development of new technologies aim to provide stronger support for treatment.

$100 million gift to bolster brain science research

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$100 million gift to bolster brain science research

April 18, 2018 0 comments

The Brown Institute for Brain Science is receiving a $100 million gift from Robert Carney ’61 and Nancy Carney, one of the largest single donations ever given to the University.

Alzheimer’s study may provide methods of prevention, economical diagnosis

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Alzheimer’s study may provide methods of prevention, economical diagnosis

September 20, 2017 0 comments

A trial currently being conducted by University professors may be key to diagnosing Alzheimer’s at an accessible cost before the symptoms appear.