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Possible pathway to new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease

By Christina DiTerlizzi
February 20th, 2019 in News, Research Updates.

The discovery, when further developed, could ameliorate or cure AD More

New Book Release – Sports Neurology, Volume 158 1st Edition

By Christina DiTerlizzi
January 10th, 2019 in Uncategorized.

We are happy to announce the publication of a major new book, Sports Neurology, co-edited by Dr. Robert Stern (Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center) Clinical Core Director and Director of Clinical Research for the BU CTE Center) and Dr. Brian Hainline (CMO of the NCAA). More

HOPE Study Seeking Contact Sport Athletes – Both Men & Women.

By Christina DiTerlizzi
November 28th, 2018 in Research Updates.

What is CTE? CTE is a progressive degenerative brain disease associated with repetitive hits to the head.  This study is designed to develop methods of diagnosing CTE during life. About the Study Participation involves a 2 – day visit once a year to the Boston University School of Medicine.  Participants undergo a variety... More

Development Project Grants – Request for applications (Deadline January 11th, 2019)

By Christina DiTerlizzi
November 13th, 2018 in News.

Development Project Grants Request for applications Alzheimer’s Disease Development Grants The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center (BU ADC) Is Soliciting Proposals for Pilot and Feasibility Studies Application Deadline: January 11th, 2019 New proposals or initiatives for biomedical, epidemiological behavioral, legal, ethical, health systems or other research in Alzheimer’s disease are encouraged.  Two NIH funded... More

Did you know that November is Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Caregivers Month?

By Christina DiTerlizzi
November 6th, 2018 in News.

In 1983, President Ronald Reagan was the first president to designate November as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, while President Bill Clinton first designated November as National Family Caregivers Month in 1997. More