Alzheimers

Cultural Adaptation of the TOMMORROW Cognitive Battery in Russia, Switzerland, and Italy

November 06, 2015

Cultural Adaptation of the TOMMORROW Cognitive Battery in Russia, Switzerland, and Italy, Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease, November 6, 2015. Alexandra S. Atkins (1); Adam W. Vaughan (1); Nicole M. Turcotte (1); Oksana A. Makeeva (2); Andreas U. Monsch (3); Giovanni B. Frisoni (4,10); Maura Parapini (4,10); Irina Zhukova (2); Zara Melikyan (11); Shyama Brewster […]

Genetics of CD33 in Alzheimer’s Disease and Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

March 11, 2015

Genetics of CD33 in Alzheimer’s Disease and Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Mar 11, Malik M, Chiles J 3rd, Xi HS, Medway C, Simpson J, Potluri S, Howard D, Liang Y, Paumi CM, Mukherjee S, Crane P, Younkin S, Fardo DW, Estus S. Abstract The CD33 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs3865444 has been associated with the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Rs3865444 is in […]

MURDOCK Study, brain banks help battle Alzheimer’s disease

November 24, 2014

Duke University offers unique tools for investigators searching for clues to the devastation of memory loss KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Nov. 24, 2014—In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. At that time, fewer than two million Americans had Alzheimer’s. Today, the number of people with this disease, which diminishes the brain’s ability […]

Going Purple: 5 Cutting-edge Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Research

November 17, 2014

By: Christina Jakubowski, Managing Editor, Bioscience Technology Read Original Article November is already halfway over— which means we’re also halfway through National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, which celebrates and raises awareness for the nearly 5.4 million people who have this condition.To help keep you up to date, we’d like to “go purple,” so here’s our […]

Memory and Cognitive Health MURDOCK Study Cohort Filled: A community affected by Alzheimer’s disease responds

July 16, 2013

The MURDOCK Study July 16, 2013 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a major public health dilemma affecting over 170,000 North Carolinians and 5.2 million Americans, putting a significant burden on more than 15 million family members and friends who care for these loved ones.  In fact, in 2012, there was an estimated $216.4 billion in uncompensated […]