ATRI – Preventing Dementia by Preventing Stroke

ATRI – Preventing Dementia by Preventing Stroke

Wall Street Journal has a new video on how Biogen’s Aduhelm is the first approved treatment for early-stage Alzheimer’s patients and that it may be able to slow the disease. WSJ explains how the drug interacts with brain cells, and why some doctors aren’t ready to...

The Problem of Alzheimer’s

The Problem of Alzheimer’s

On June 30, 2021, USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute's Michael Rafii, MD, PhD, and Alzheimer's Clinical Trial Consortium (ACTC) colleague Jason Karlawish, MD, met for a discussion of Karlawish's recent bookThe Problem of Alzheimer's: How Science, Culture,...

Wall Street Journal Video Covers The Science Behind Aduhelm

Wall Street Journal Video Covers The Science Behind Aduhelm

Wall Street Journal has a new video on how Biogen’s Aduhelm is the first approved treatment for early-stage Alzheimer’s patients and that it may be able to slow the disease. WSJ explains how the drug interacts with brain cells, and why some doctors aren’t ready to...

How Alzheimer’s Changes The Brain

How Alzheimer’s Changes The Brain

In healthy people, all sensations, movements, thoughts, memories, and feelings are the result of signals that pass through billions of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain. Neurons constantly communicate with each other through electrical charges that travel down...