News Releases

ADRC and Alzheimer's-related News Releases from Penn

$3.5 Million Grant Supports Effort Led by Penn Medicine to Diversify Alzheimer's Disease Research

May 5, 2021

Penn Medicine Researchers Discover A Rare Genetic Form of Dementia

October 1, 2020

Penn Researchers Uncover Epigenetic Drivers for Alzheimer’s Disease

September 28, 2020

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive $9.7 Million NIH Grant to Study Traumatic Brain Injuries and Neurodegeneration

October 24, 2019

With $20 Million NIH Grant, Penn Researchers to Develop a Tool to Help Diagnose, Track Parkinson’s Disease

October 10, 2019

Penn Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant to Study Connection Between Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Parkinson’s Disease

September 30, 2019

Penn Researcher Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, Receives $3 Million Breakthrough Prize

September 5, 2019

Measuring the Brain's Amyloid Buildup Less Effective in Identifying Severity, Progression of Alzheimer's Disease Compared to Other Imaging Methods

August 6, 2019

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Raise Risk of Alzheimer's, Dementia.

July 5, 2019

Alzheimer's Disease Risk Impacted by the Liver, Diet

July 24, 2018

Largest Genetic Database on Alzheimer's Disease Now Re-open for Business

July 23, 2018

Rethinking Neurodegenerative Disease Treatment: Target Multiple Pathological Proteins, Not Just One

July 5, 2018

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