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Growing Alzheimer's Brain Cells for Research

Two neuroscientists have successfully developed Alzheimer’s disease outside of the brain, which will hopefully allow more treatment drugs to be tested and researched without the involvement of human participants. Learn more about this study and what it means for the future of Alzheimer’s research. Growing Alzheimer’s As Alzheimer’s reaches epidemic proportions and the medical community despairs over the lack of a cure, two neuroscientists are bringing new hope to the fight against the disease. Neuroscientists Rudolph E. Tanzi and Doo Yeon Kim, both of Massachussetts General Hospital in Boston, grew human brain cells in a gel, gave those brain cells genes for Alzheimer’s, then watched as the cells began developing the hallmark features of the disease. Researchers used...
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An Author's Mission to Support Dementia Caregivers

Vanessa Luther is the author of "A Life Stolen," the gripping account of the devastating, but inspiring journey that she and her father traveled through Alzheimer’s. A Life Stolen In 2011, my father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia and severe Sundowners Syndrome. I became his primary caregiver and cared for him to the best of my ability. To say that he ever had a fighting chance would be to minimize the impact that this devastating disease had on him. Not only did it destroy him, but it did so in a very vicious manner, stripping away every ounce of his dignity. It was relentless and didn’t stop until it had completely taken away my father’s life. When I...
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