Category Archives: Cure Alzheimer’s Fund

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Dr. Rudy Tanzi of the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund recently appeared on news networks CBS, NBC and Fox to discuss the current state of Alzheimer’s research and the new PBS documentary “Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts”.

You can watch Dr. Tanzi’s appearances at the links below:

CBS This Morning

 NBC’s Today Show

Fox News Health

Dr. Tanzi also gave a presentation at a recent TEDx conference in Natick, MA...

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Comments Off on Air Pollution & Alzheimer’s: New Findings from Caleb Finch, Ph.D.

New findings from the lab of Caleb Finch, Ph.D., provide strong evidence for a causal link between Alzheimer’s disease and air pollution. Scientists have long suspected that small-particle air pollution, which comes from vehicle exhaust and other sources, might increase risk for the disease. Finch’s work, published in Nature on Tuesday, supports this theory with both epidemiological and toxicological evidence.

Finch and his colleagues studied the effects of air p...

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Comments Off on Rotary and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Co-Sponsor Research on Women and Alzheimer’s

Rotary and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund today announced an agreement to co-fund a new, groundbreaking research project to search for female-specific genetic and other factors contributing to women’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease. In total, the two organizations will provide a grant of $375,000 for this critical research.

The total Alzheimer’s patient population is now estimated at 5.6 million in the United States and over 45 million worldwide...

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