Alzheimer’s Disease: New Hope in Scientific Studies

Could there possibly be a cure for Alzheimer’s disease in the future? Through the current DIAN Network Study and Drug Trials headquartered at Washington University in St. Louis, early detection and prevention could become a reality. Dr. Randall Bateman, Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor in Neurology Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, gives us a thorough explanation and cause of the disease and who is at risk for early onset Alzheimer’s. We also learn about resources for caregivers and preventive measures that may lesson one’s chances for getting the disease.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: New Hope in Scientific Studies

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am