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Amyloid-blocking drug poised for approval for rare disease.

Dr. David Teplow, Professor of Neurology, Director of Biopolymer Laboratory, and the Interim Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted in the August 19 Alzheimer's Research Forum about amyloid-blocking drug poised for approval for rare disease.

"Amyloid-blocking drug poised for approval for rare disease"

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Taking steps to prevent memory loss.

Dr. Paul Thompson, Professor-in-Residence of Neurology and a member of the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, was quoted in a July 25 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel article about research suggesting physical activity may help combat memory loss in elderly people.

"Taking steps to prevent memory loss"

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Alzheimer's survey finds "considerable optimism."

Dr. John Ringman, Associate Professor of Neurology of the UCLA Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was quoted in a July 20 USA Today article about research showing that most people would want to get checked for Alzheimer's disease if they thought they were suffering from early symptoms.

"Alzheimer's survey finds 'considerable optimism'"

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Baby boomers and Alzheimers disease.

Dr. George Bartzokis, Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute, wrote a July 18 ABCNews.com op-ed arguing that cutting federal funding for research on Alzheimer's disease will eventually lead to huge health care costs, as more baby boomers begin to develop the disease and suffer dementia.

"Baby boomers and Alzheimers disease"