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  • 09/27/18
    Despite a bit of chilly and wet weather, Penn Medicine hosted their 7thannual 5K for the IOA & The Memory Mile Walk on Sunday, September 23, 2018, raising over $40K for Alzheimer’s and aging-related research and care at Penn’s Institute on Aging (IOA). 330 runners and walkers braved the rain in the early hours of […]
  • 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, […]
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