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We Know Repeated Head Hits Contribute to CTE—But What About Alzheimer’s Disease?

By nsappiah
April 30th, 2020 in News.

BU CTE expert Ann McKee receives $10 million grant for comprehensive study of how repetitive head impacts, traumatic brain injuries contribute to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Click HERE to read more!  

BU ADC Community Webinar

By nsappiah
April 8th, 2020 in Event.

Caregiving in a time of Coronavirus: A message from your Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

By nsappiah
March 27th, 2020 in News.

Contributed by ADC ORE Core Leaders at Oregon Health Sciences University We are addressing this to all the family members and friends who provide care for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and similar dementias. The care you provide is always vital to the quality of life and well-being of that person. More

Rev. Al Sharpton Explains Why African Americans Should be Marching to Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials:

By nsappiah
February 25th, 2020 in News.

Reverend Al Sharpton lost his mother Ada to #Alzheimers disease. Today, Reverend Sharpton is a vocal advocate for clinical trial participation to find treatments for Alzheimer’s. Who inspired you to become a clinical trial volunteer? Watch Reverend Sharpton’s story 

Why Does Behavior Deteriorate in Dementia?

By nsappiah
February 6th, 2020 in News.

Excellent read by Andrew E. Budson, MD on his Psychology Today blog! He discusses why behavior deteriorates in dementia! Check it out! Click here to read more!