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Guiding ethics and morality.

MD reported July 7 on a study by Dr. Mario Mendez about the part of the brain that guides ethics and morality. Mendez is director of neurobehavior at the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and a professor of neurology and psychiatry.

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Doctors Need Better Training to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Early.

The Alzheimer's Association, physicians and advocacy groups for Alzheimer's patients are supporting a one-time, $2.5 million investment in CDPH California Alzheimer's Disease Centers (CADCs). The centers are based at UC Los Angeles, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, University of Southern California, UC San Francisco, Stanford University and UC Davis. This augmentation is to improve physician education in early detection and diagnosis. "Doctors Need Better Training to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Early."

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Imaging Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease: The Road Ahead.

Dr. Liana Apostolova, Health Sciences Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA was interviewed for Practical Neurology® magazine at the AAN meeting in Vancouver, Canada on April 20, 2016, on the status of imaging biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Apostolova discussed in the "Imaging Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease: The Road Ahead" video how the current imaging modalities will shape future research and impact clinical care.

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2016 American Academy of Neurology -Dementia—Part 1. Continuum Audio

“Alzheimer Disease” interview with Liana G. Apostolova, MD, MS, FAAN, from Dementia—Part 1. Continuum Audio 2016;05(05). Reused with permission. © 2016 American Academy of Neurology. www.audio-digest.org/continuum.

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Disorder that causes people to crack jokes nonstop.

Dr. Mario Mendez commented March 9 in a BBC story on a disorder that causes people to crack jokes nonstop. Mendez is Director of Neurobehavior at the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and a Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at UCLA.