Dr. Liana Apostolova, an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, was quoted in the Oct. 7 Medscape (subscription) News about a study showing that patients with Parkinson's disease who have mild cognitive impairment experience faster gray-matter degradation than those with normal cognition.
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.
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.