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Building the Great Wall of China... One Brick at a Time (VIDEO)

In a recent video interview with makingsenseofalzheimers.org, CNDR Co-Director John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, shares his story on why he entered the field of Alzheimer's disease research and how he contended with those who thought he was making a mistake. July 2014.

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MD Conference Express: MDS E-book 2014

Penn Medicine researchers, John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Director, Institute on Aging, and Virginia M.-Y. Lee, PhD, MBA, Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, are feautred in MD Conference Express to discuss how "Understanding Parkinson's Pathology is Key to Early Detection and Treatment" based on their presentations at the 2014 Movement Disorder Society meeting in Stockholm. July 2014.

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After Disappointments, Alzheimer's Researchers Seek Out New Paths

CNDR Co-Director, John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, feautred in a recent P&T article to discuss new paths for Alzheimer's research and the three most important lessons that we have learned from failed clinical trials. May 2014.

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What is Frontotemporal Dementia, and is it inheritable?

Murray Grossman, MD, professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of Penn's Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Center answers these questions in a recent Q&A with the Boston Globe.

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Additional Neurodegenerative Disease Related Articles

  • Speak Up for Research.
    Scientists must take off their lab coats and engage the people of their communities and states.
    John Edward Porter, a former U.S. congressman, explains the important need for scientists, congress, and the community to work together to advocate and “Speak up for research” in his recent editorial feature for www.sciencemag.org. July 2014
    Full article available here.
  • World Alzheimer Report: Preventing Dementia through Lifestyle Changes
    This recent ALZForum article discusses researchers close attention to prevention strategies in light of the "predictions of a coming global avalanche of dementia cases." September 2014.
    Full article available here.

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