Dr. Mario Mendez, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology and Director of the Behavioral Neurology Program, and Jill Shapira, Nurse Practitioner (retired), were featured in a Los Angeles Times and Direct TV video story called “Losing Stu.” The video profiled his patient who suffered from frontal temporal dementia, and was based on a Feb. 12, 2012 Los Angeles Times article.
Dr. Dale Bredesen, Augustus Rose Professor of Neurology and Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was featured in an Aug. 20 WebMD Q&A about the latest treatment and prevention strategies for Alzheimer's disease.
Dr. Zaldy Tan, Medical Director of the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care program, commented in an Aug. 6 CBS Newspath report on a new study finding a link between Vitamin D deficiency and an increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The story aired on CBS affiliates throughout the country, including WTVH-TV (Syracuse, N.Y.), WSHM-TV (Springfield, Mass.), WCAV-TV (Charlottesville, Va.), WCSC-TV (Charleston, S.C.), WGME-TV (Portland, Maine), WWMT-TV (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and many others.
Dr. Zaldy Tan, Medical Director of the Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program, was quoted in a June 24 Reuters Health article about a study finding that an enriched exercise program may improve mental functioning in older adults with mild cognitive decline.
Dr. Dale Bredesen, Augustus Rose Professor of Neurology and Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was featured in the April 27 California Health Report regarding his theory that Alzheimer's disease is caused by a combination of complex chronic imbalances in the brain and that treating the disease requires a broad, integrative approach.