editing the brain
Epigenetic changes are implicated in a host of neural conditions, from Alzheimer's-related memory loss to depression. Now, a revolutionary set of molecular editing tools are allowing scientists to alter the epigenome like never before. In The Mix, UAB neuroscientist Jeremy Day, Ph.D., explains how he uses these techniques in his lab, and why they could lead to an entirely new kind of therapy.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

UAB researchers present warning signs that can be seen when an older adult begins to lose the ability to manage finances – which could indicate dementia.

Published in News You Can Use
A new UAB clinic can predict risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and offer strategies to reduce that risk.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

A study in mice with genetic mutations seen in human Alzheimer's disease found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against the disease.

UAB launches new Alzheimer’s trial, looking for study participants with mild to moderate disease.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Harrell has been named a professor emerita in neurology.

Published in Faculty Excellence
A UAB School of Nursing professor will edit a new online nursing journal.
Published in Faculty Excellence
April 18, 2014

Geldmacher, David

Professor of Neurology, Director of the Division of Memory Disorders

Areas of expertise: Alzheimer's disease, dementia and visual processing

Published in Experts
April 15, 2011

Marson, Dan

Professor of neurology

Areas of expertise: Alzheimer’s disease, dementias

Published in Experts
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