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Alzheimer's Disease Core Center-related Penn Medicine News Releases

Penn Study Shows that the "Epigenetic Landscape" is Protective in Normal Aging, Impaired in Alzheimer's Disease

March 5, 2018

Brain Immune System is Key to Recovery from Motor Neuron Degeneration

February 19, 2018

New Alzheimer's Animal Model More Closely Mimics Human Disease

December 4, 2017

So My Brain Amyloid Levels are "Elevated" — What Does That Mean?

October 23, 2017

Penn Researchers Drill Down into Gene Behind Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

October 19, 2017

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease Diagnoses Trigger Lower Self-Ratings of Quality of Life in Older Adults

August 3, 2017

Newly Discovered Gene Variants Link Innate Immunity and Alzheimer's Disease

July 17, 2017

Higher Resolution View of Yeast Nanomachine Shows How it Breaks Up Protein Tangles One Ratchet at a Time

June 15, 2017

Link between Common Prostate Cancer Treatment, Dementia Detailed in New Penn Study

March 30, 2017

Deep Brain Stimulation Studies in Alzheimer's Disease Pose Ethical Challenges

January 24, 2017

Evidence of Alzheimer's in Patients with Lewy Body Disease Tracks with Course of Dementia

January 4, 2017

Penn Study Confirms That "Sniff Test" May Be Useful in Diagnosing Early Alzheimer's Disease

December 20, 2016

More Human-like Model of Alzheimer's Better Mirrors Tangles in the Brain

November 15, 2016

Penn Physician Argues for "Meaningful" Update to National Alzheimer's Act

October 19, 2016

Common Prostate Cancer Treatment Tied to Dementia

October 13, 2016

Penn Alzheimer's Disease Center to Receive $8.8 Million in NIH Funding

August 2, 2016

New Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center Forms National Hub for Alzheimer's Disease Research

July 18, 2016

Penn Medicine Team and Collaborators Receive NIH Award to Launch Genomics Center on Alzheimer's disease

June 22, 2016

Penn Medicine Scientist Receives $7.5 Million NIH Renewal Grant for Dementia Research

June 20, 2016

Penn Medicine Wins NIH Award to Study Progressive Brain Damage from Concussions and More Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries

March 17, 2016

Penn-Engineered Neural Networks Show Hope for Axonal Repair in the Brain, with Minimal Disruption to Brain Tissue

January 19, 2016

Brain's Hippocampus is Essential Structure for All Aspects of Recognition Memory, Penn Medicine Researchers Find

November 3, 2015

Penn Medicine's John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD Receives Top Honor for Neuropathology Achievement

July 21, 2015

Penn Study Uncovers Secrets of a Clump-Dissolving Protein

January 22, 2015

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive Funding from CDC to Advance Brain Health

November 13, 2014

Penn Physiologist Given NIH Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award for Research on Neurodegeneration

August 4, 2014

Penn Medicine Neuropathologist Receives Doris Duke Grant to Study Brain Disorders

August 1, 2014

Penn Alzheimer's Researchers to Receive J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine

July 17, 2014

Penn Medicine Researchers and Collaborators Receive $12.6 Million NIH Grant to Study Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease

July 7, 2015

Quality Control: Penn Study Shows How Misfolded Proteins are Selected for Disposal

May 29, 2014

Can Anti-Depressants Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

May 14, 2014

Role of Calcium in Familial Alzheimer's Disease Clarified in Penn Study, Pointing to New Therapeutic Options 

May 13, 2014

Penn Medical Ethicist: Policy Changes Urgently Needed as Millions of Americans to Start Receiving Early Label of Alzheimer's Disease

April 7, 2014

Alzheimer's Prevention Trial to Evaluate and Monitor Participant's Reactions to Learning of Higher Disease Risk Status

March 19, 2014

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