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Columbia research seven years in the making highlights potential therapeutic target for neurodegenerative disease
"Hispanics and individuals of African ancestry have been significantly underrepresented in research of Alzheimer’s disease, although engaging underserved minorities is critical..." says Dr. Reitz
For more than 20 years, scientists have known that people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, or obesity have a higher likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
- April 18, 2022
Studies linked to Cassava Sciences, once a stock market favorite, have been retracted or challenged by medical journals.
- December 11, 2021
Various programs around the country connect neurologic patients and caregivers with the arts. One such example is Arts & Minds, an organization founded by Dr. James M. Noble
- October 25, 2021
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and College of Dental Medicine scientists awarded $3.97 million to study link between Alzheimer’s and periodontitis
- October 18, 2021
Dr. Manly was elected to NAM for her pioneering work improving detection of cognitive impairment among racially, culturally, and socio-economically diverse adults
- August 30, 2021
Finding out exactly which type of dementia you or your loved one has may be scary, but it’s important to identify the condition as early as possible
- June 28, 2021
The federal health insurance program may limit who can get the drug, which Biogen priced at $56,000 a year, to limit the financial impact