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Dementia risk higher for NFL players.

Dr. Gregory Cole, Professor of Neurology and Associate Director of the UCLA Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, was quoted Sept. 30 in a HealthDay News article about former NFL players having an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Rare form of Alzheimer's marks Austin family.

Dr. John Ringman, Clinical Professor of Neurology and Associate Clinical Director of UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's, was quoted in the Sept. 15 Commercial Appeal about a family suffering from a rare form of inherited, early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Ringman is conducting a study that is looking at the genetics of the disease.

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Discovery of distinct peptides in brains of Alzheimer’s patients could help diagnosis.

Dr. Gal Bitan, Associate Professor of Neurology, was quoted in a Sept. 12 Nature blog article about the discovery of distinct variants of amyloid-beta fibrils in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, which may help improve disease diagnostics.

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Working to prevent Alzheimer's.

UCLA research on Alzheimer's disease prevention was highlighted Sept. 4 in a segment on current Alzheimer's research on NBC's "Today." The Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA (UCLA-Easton Center) is a comprehensive research center focused on Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other dementias.

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Unraveling Alzheimer's mysteries in search of new treatment.

Dr. John Morris was interviewed in a Sept. 3 segment on new focus for Alzheimer's research: Prevention on NBC's "Today." Dr. John Ringman, Clinical Professor of Neurology and a member of UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, is one of the site investigators and a collaborator of a study called Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN).