Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues from Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities published a review in Nature Neuroscience highlighting the usefulness and limitations of using mouse models to study neurodegenerative diseases.
A mouse-model study led by Drs. Paramita Chakrabarty and Todd Golde describes how their team bioengineered a naturally occurring protein to enable it to bind to amyloid beta protein in the brain.
The vulnerability of particular brain regions in old age that are important for problem-solving and reasoning.
The relationship between brain inflammation, long-term potentiation and aging.
Bill Gates recently invested in a venture fund to improve diagnostic testing for Alzheimer's. Steven DeKosky, M.D., discusses the importance of an early diagnosis for patients and researchers.
Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP-cn, chair of the department of clinical and health psychology, recently commented on the state of Alzheimer's disease research in a Citrus County Chronicle feature story.
Newly renovated high-tech labs supporting cognitive aging and human MRI-based research are now up and running at the MBI.
UF researchers received a $572,000 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to conduct a first of its kind study on the effects of bariatric (weight–loss) surgery on brain function, thinking, and memory.