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August 24th, 2017

UNTANGLING ALZHEIMER’S–Mayo Clinic’s approach

By Megan Forliti mforliti

Families living with Alzheimer’s disease woke to devastating newspaper headlines recently: Another highly touted drug failed in clinical trials. Drugmaker Eli Lilly’s EXPEDITION3 trial tested an antibody, a molecule used by the immune system to fight off disease, called solanezumab. This experimental drug sought to remove harmful proteins in the brain that become building blocks for amyloid, […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, amyloid protein, dementia, Mayo Clinic Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, research, Rochester Epidemiology Project, Ronald Petersen, tau


May 13th, 2009

Alzheimer's expert in HBO online production

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Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., head of Mayo’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, is featured in an HBO-produced feature on Mild Cognitive Impairment. Dr. Petersen, a national expert in dementias, is focused on finding ways to make the earliest possible diagnoses for MCI. Dr. Petersen diagnosed President Ronald Reagan’s Alzheimer’s disease. Here’s a sampling: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrvFi0OXc90]

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Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, HBO, Mayo Clinic, MCI, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Ronald Petersen


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