HCP Live reported Sept. 22 on a study by Dr. Liana Apostolova that found Hippocampus measurements were an effective way to diagnosis early Alzheimer's disease. Apostolova is a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Neurology at UCLA.
Newswise, Science Daily, Drug Discovery and Development, Examiner.com, MedicalXpress, News-Medical.net and NewsMax reported July 29 on a study by Dr. Varghese John that found a naturally occurring protein inhibits an enzyme linked to the onset of Alzheimer’s. John is an Associate Adjunct Professor of Neurology and Principle Investigator of the Drug Discovery Lab in the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA.
The April issue of the The Pathologist (pages 36-38) featured a study by Dr. Liana Apostolova on a multimodal approach for predicting brain amyloidosis using cognitive assessment, brain imaging and a simple blood test for Alzheimer’s disease. Apostolova is an Associate Professor-In-Residence of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Director of the Neuroimaging Laboratory at the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA.
Dr. Liana Apostolova, an Associate Professor of Neurology and member of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was featured in a March 12 KCAL-Channel 9 News segment about her study showing that a simple blood test could be developed to confirm the presence of beta amyloid proteins in the brain, which is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. The KCAL report was picked up by numerous CBS affiliates including WABC-Channel 7 (New York), KGTV-Channel 10 (San Diego), and WTVF-Channel 5 (Nashville, Tenn.).
Dr. Sally Frautschy, Professor of Neurology and a member of Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted in a March 11 Wall Street Journal article about a study that used ultrasound to clear brain plaques and restore memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer's.