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Alzheimer's Disease Research Review - Fall 2014

Fall 2014
4 pages
(PDF format)

In this issue:

  • Drug Restores Memory Function in Alzheimer’s Model
    New Drug Compound Reverses Alzheimer’s Effects on Memory in Mice
  • President’s Corner
  • 55 New Grants Awarded for Alzheimer’s and Vision Disease

    BrightFocus Has Provided More Than $8.7 million in Research Funding in 2014
  • ApoE Immunotherapy and Prions Advance in Alzheimer’s Research
    Two BrightFocus Researchers Published Breakthroughs in Major Scientific Journals
  • Ask an Expert
  • Brain Food
    Meet Another Healthy Recipe ContestWinner!


Past Alzheimer's Disease Newsletters

Alzheimer's Disease Summer 2014 newsletter thumbnail

Summer 2014
4 pages
(PDF format)

In this issue:

  • Cell Therapy in Mice Protects Against Alzheimer’s
    Transplanted Cells Slow Alzheimer’s Changes and Symptoms President’s Corner
  • Blood Test Breakthrough in Early Alzheimer’s
    Diagnosis Blood-Based Biomarkers 90% Accurate in Predicting Alzheimer’s
  • Cardiac Risk in Young Adults Linked to Cognitive Changes in Middle Age
    Further Evidence Linking Cardiovascular Health and Brain Health
  • BrightFocus Makes the Case for Research Support on Capitol Hill President
    Stacy Pagos Haller speaks to Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Enter Our Next Healthy Recipe Contest!
  • Brain Food
  • Meet Another Healthy Recipe Contest Winner!
Alzheimer's Disease Newsletter - Spring 2014

Spring 2014
4 pages
(PDF format)

In this issue:

  • New Genes Linked to Alzheimer’s Identified
    BrightFocus Researcher Helps Identify 14 New Gene Targets
  • President’s Corner
  • Concussion History Linked to Alzheimer’s in Some People
    Imaging Study Links Head Trauma to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk
  • Breaking News
    Alzheimer’s Could Be Third-Leading Cause of Death in U.S.
  • Cognitive Training
    Has Staying Power with Older People Study Shows Less Cognitive Decline 10 Years After Training
  • Events
    College Students to Bike Across Country for Alzheimer’s Disease Research
  • Brain Food
    Meet the Healthy Recipe Contest Winner!

Fall 2013
4 pages
(PDF format)

In this issue:

  • New Grants Bright Total Funded to Nearly $83 Million
    Alzheimer's Disease Research Funds $4.5 Million in New Grants
  • President's Corner
  • Five Promising Areas of Research Being Explored by Grantees
    Alzheimer's Researchers Work on Different Aspects of the Disease 
  • Ask an Expert
  • Research Links Anemia to Increased Dementia Risk
    Risk for Older Adults With Anemia Nearly 41% Higher 
  • Brain Food
    Please your palate while feeding your brain 


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Last Review: 08/22/13

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