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Local TV explains mad cow disease.

Dr. David Teplow, Professor of Neurology and Interim Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Research at UCLA, was featured in April 25th, 2012 reports on KNBC-Channel 4's Today in LA, KTTV-Channel 11, Telemundo-Channel 52, and KSCI-Channel 18 about how made cow disease infects cattle.

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New imaging tracers used to detect beta-amyloid plaques in patients with possible Alzheimer's disease.

Dr. Liana Apostolova, Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology and a member of UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research was quoted in two Medscape Today articles on April 17 and April 19 (subscription) about new imaging tracers used to detect beta-amyloid plaques in patients with possible Alzheimer's disease.

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International team uncovers new genes that shape brain size, intelligence.

Dr. Paul Thompson, professor of neurology and member of the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging at the David Geffen School of Medicine, was quoted in the coverage. The April 15 edition of Nature Genetics published the findings. Research by UCLA scientists and international colleagues mapping human genes that correlate to a bigger brain and higher IQ was covered in 28 countries, including April 15 by the New York Times, Bloomberg, Live Science, HealthDay News, a Los Angeles Times blog, Discover, Yahoo! News and Israel's Haaretz; April 16 by TIME, Britain's Telegraph, New Scientist, WebMD, CBS Radio, The Atlantic Wire, Australia's Gizmodo, New Zealand's Top News, Fox News, the Huffington Post, News-Medical Net, 24 Medica, Asian News International and Agence France-Presse; April 17 by KPCC 89.3 FM's, Madeline Brand Show, Iran's Press TV, NewsTrack India, Agenzia Giornalistica Italia, and the French Tribune; and April 18 by Medscape and PsychCentral.

"International team uncovers new genes that shape brain size, intelligence"
UCLA-launched partnership identifies genes that boost or lessen risk of brain atrophy, mental illness, Alzheimer's disease

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Superfruit, or just a plain old Clark Kent fruit?

Dr. Gregory Cole, Professor of Neurology and Medicine, and Associate Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted March 31st by the Los Angeles Times about so-called "super fruits" that are supposed to contain an abundance of antioxidants.

"Superfruit, or just a plain old Clark Kent fruit?"

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Alzheimer's: Researchers find way to predict disease in people with a rare form.

Dr. John Ringman, Associate Professor of Neurology and a member of UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research was interviewed in a March 13th ABC7 KABC-TV Los Angeles, California News. The segment focused on familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD), a study called Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) and CSF Biomarker Discovery in Familial Alzheimer's Disease at UCLA. Dr. Ringman is currently looking for participants for this study.

"Alzheimer's: Researchers find way to predict disease in people with a rare form."