• Brain with Alzheimer's

    See the difference between a healthy brain and a brain affected by Alzheimer's.
  • Promising Science

    Alzheimer’s in a Petri Dish

    In what is being hailed a “game changer” for Alzheimer’s research, researchers Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD, and Se Hoon Choi, PhD, both BrightFocus grantees, have done the impossible. Together with their colleagues, they have managed to grow human brain cells in a laboratory for use in Alzheimer’s testing.

    June 29, 2015
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    Promising Science

    Treating Alzheimer’s Before It Becomes Alzheimer’s

    Up until now, the best method scientists have had to fight Alzheimer’s has been using drugs to treat the symptoms of the disease after they start to show. But new research offers them new hopes for treatments to attack the disease sooner.

    June 29, 2015
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  • Brain Anatomy & Limbic System

    Learn more about which parts of the brain are affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
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