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Superagers' brains may hold key to maintaining memories.

Dr. Liana Apostolova, an Associate Professor of Neurology and member of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, commented in an Feb. 13 article about so-called "superagers," elderly people who have retained all of their cognitive abilities.


When frontotemporal dementia leads to crime-Prosecution or Protection?

Dr. Mario F. Mendez, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Behavioral Neurology Program, was quoted in the Jan. 13 newsletter about people with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) who may commit crimes. A brain disorder, FTD affects regions of the brain that rein in impulsivity and support inhibition and empathy.