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.
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.
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.
Harrell has been named a professor emerita in neurology.
Professor of Neurology, Director of the Division of Memory Disorders
Areas of expertise: Alzheimer's disease, dementia and visual processing