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RESEARCH SUMMARY
RESEARCH SUMMARY
05/22/2024

Anthony Calabro, MA

Anthony Calabro, MA
A recent cross-sectional, observational study compared the tau spread in people with Down syndrome and autosomal-dominant Alzheimer disease to identify tau-related differences between the two groups.
05/22/2024
Research Summary
Research Summary
05/16/2024

Anthony Calabro, MA

Anthony Calabro, MA
A retrospective cohort study comparing thick and thin liquid diets for patients with Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRD) and dysphagia yielded mixed results.
05/16/2024
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Video
05/07/2024

Alex Martinez

Alex Martinez
In this video, Alex Martinez discusses research on the use of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in the prevention and treatment of nervous system diseases, such as Alzheimer disease, including the...
05/07/2024
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05/07/2024

Alex Martinez

Alex Martinez
In this video, Alex Martinez discusses research on the use of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in the prevention and treatment of nervous system diseases, such as Alzheimer disease, including the...
05/07/2024
Conference Coverage
Conference Coverage
04/19/2024
In this video, Craig Chepke, MD, DFAPA, and Kevin Williams, MS, MPAS, PA-C provide the take-home messages from their session “Agitation in Alzheimer’s Dementia: Progress for an Age-Old Problem” at our...
04/19/2024
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04/14/2024

Samar R El Khoudary, PhD, MPH, BPharm, FAHA

Samar R El Khoudary, PhD, MPH, BPharm, FAHA
In a long-term follow-up study, Samar R. El Khoudary, PhD, MPH, BPharm, FAHA, and colleagues investigated how the quantity and quality of cardiovascular fat in women with Alzheimer disease measured during...
04/14/2024
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Brenden P. Lucey, MD, MSCI

Brenden P. Lucey, MD, MSCI
In a small clinical trial, researchers found that patients taking suvorexant, an FDA-approved treatment for insomnia, had reduced levels of amyloid beta (amyloid-β) and tau phosphorylation proteins, which...
03/25/2024
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Podcast
03/14/2024

 Sri Banerjee, MD, PhD, MPH, MAS

 Sri Banerjee, MD, PhD, MPH, MAS
In this podcast, Sri Banerjee, MD, PhD, MPH, MAS, discusses the impact of diabetes on Alzheimer disease-related dementia mortality among Black Americans, including the burden and pathophysiology of...
03/14/2024