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.
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.
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.
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).
Dr. Helen Lavretsky, Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute and Director of the Late-Life Depression, Stress and Wellness Research Program at UCLA, was featured in a Sept. 3 Huffington Post article about her study comparing the stress levels of male and female caregivers, and stress release techniques, for those who care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease.