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  • 09/14/18
    On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the Mahoney Institute for Neuroscience (MINS) at the University of Pennsylvania hosted its Student Kick-Off for their “Year of Neurodegenerative Research.” The event served as an opportunity for students and trainees interested in neurodegeneration to network and meet others starting in the field.  Several graduate students and post-docs, including the […]
  • 08/29/18
    This week marks the start of the unofficial end of summer as Philadelphia School District  and many college and university students make their way back to the classroom. While some spent the past three months relaxing at the beach (or on their couch!), some spent their time conducting research at the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease […]
  • 08/09/18
    What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? This was the topic of yesterday’s CureTalk featuring University of Pennsylvania’s David Wolk, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Associate Director of Penn Memory Center, and Murray Grossman, MD, Director of the Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Center. Drs. Wolk and Grossman discussed the similarities and differences, […]
  • 07/27/18
    This week, July 23-26, the Alzheimer’s Association hosted their 2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference(AAIC) in Chicago, Illinois. The AAIC is an annual conference bringing together the world’s leading researchers, clinicians, and community organizations to highlight the latest discoveries in dementia-related research and care aimed at advancing methods of prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. […]
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