The Impact of Alzheimer’s PSA series depict the powerful, first-person accounts of families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about Pasquale, who enrolled in a clinical after trial receiving after his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.Learn about Pasquale, who enrolled in a clinical trial after receiving after his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Pietro Michelucci, PhD talks about EyesOnALZ, an exciting citizen science project receiving support from the BrightFocus Alzheimer’s Disease Research program. EyesOnALZ is the first crowd-sourced effort to gather data to help end Alzheimer’s disease.The project created a video game, called Stall Catchers. The game’s challenge is to correctly identify stalled blood vessels caught on video in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s.
The telephone discussion features Sheldon Rowan, PhD of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University. Dr. Rowan’s research examines the impact of dietary carbohydrate quality on age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Makoto Ishii, from the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, talks about his BrightFocus-funded research on understanding early weight loss in Alzheimer's disease.
Dr. Meredith Gregory-Ksander, from Schepens Eye Research Institute at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, talks about her BrightFocus-funded research that is targeting inflammation as a new way of treating glaucoma.
Dr. Rachel Bennett, from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, talks about her BrightFocus-funded research on tau, a key player in Alzheimer’s disease, and it leads to blood vessel changes in the brain.
July 24, 2018
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