KFI 640AM (and here) Dr. Mario Mendez was a featured guest Nov. 4 on KFI's Bill Carroll Show to discuss Lewy Body Dementia, which actor Robin Williams was found to have had following an autopsy.
Newswise, Science Daily, Drug Discovery and Development, Examiner.com, MedicalXpress, News-Medical.net and NewsMax reported July 29 on a study by Dr. Varghese John that found a naturally occurring protein inhibits an enzyme linked to the onset of Alzheimer’s. John is an Associate Adjunct Professor of Neurology and Principle Investigator of the Drug Discovery Lab in the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA.
Dr. Sally Frautschy, Professor of Neurology and a member of Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted in a March 11 Wall Street Journal article about a study that used ultrasound to clear brain plaques and restore memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer's.
Dr. Mario F. Mendez, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Behavioral Neurology Program, was quoted in the Jan. 13 Alzforum.org 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.