Dr. Mario Mendez commented March 9 in a BBC story on a disorder that causes people to crack jokes nonstop. Mendez is Director of Neurobehavior at the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and a Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at UCLA.
PBS SoCal news segment Feb 5 on the state of Alzheimer’s research featured a lengthy interview with Dr. Kren Gylys, Professor at the UCLA School of Nursing, and Dr. Greg Cole, Interim director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research and a professor of neurology and medicine. Gylys discussed her recent study that looked at the progression of the disease and why some develop Alzheimer’s while others don’t. Cole discussed his work in developing a test for diagnosing Alzheimer's.
Dr. Gal Bitan an Associate Professor in Residence of Neurology, commented Dec. 23 in an ATTN story on Alzheimer’s research.
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.