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New results suggest the answer is no, implying that the role of tau in the pathogenesis of Lewy body dementias is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease.

The first new medication for Alzheimer’s disease in almost 20 years seems to reduce the amount of amyloid peptide in the brain, which may slow the progression of the disease.

UAB’s exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will address a coverage gap in the Deep South of the nation’s ADRC network.
The UAB team identified how the poorly understood BIN1 gene might be player in Alzheimer’s disease.
Jablonski is among 55 nurse leaders and innovators who were recognized by the journal Geriatric Nursing.
Researchers at UAB are looking at the health of brain structures called dendritic spines in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease.
Scientists at UAB have homed in on a protein structure in the brain that may be a promising target for new therapies to treat Parkinson’s disease.
The Junior Board of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama will fund a UAB program to train the next generation of Alzheimer’s disease researchers.
A new screening tool developed at UAB has been shown to be an effective aid in determining the severity of cognitive issues.
As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November, UAB geriatricians share information about how to care for a loved one with dementia while helping them maintain their independence and dignity.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Educating America Tour workshop will include sessions from Alzheimer’s disease experts and free community memory screenings.
UAB’s School of Medicine will host The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Educating America Tour at UAB to discuss best practices for caregiving, current research efforts and resources for lives affected by Alzheimer’s.