Topic: Alzheimer’s

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.