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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Cure Alzheimer's: Taking Control of Alzheimer's Through Research


Three leading researchers from the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Research Consortium share their intellectual capital, discuss the current state of Alzheimer's research, and answer questions about Alzheimer's disease.

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Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Researchers Answers Questions About Alzheimer's Disease
The three included Steve Wagner, Ph.D., Sangram S. Sisodia, Ph.D., and Chairman Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D. Learn about the Cure Alzheimer's Fund Research Consortium.

David Shenk, author of the national bestseller The Forgetting, Alzheimer’s: Portrait of an Epidemic, moderated the event.

The video is really fascinating, and the near the end the scientists sit around and discuss Alzheimer's in a relaxed candid fashion. It was really eye opening.

I know there is a tendency to think that nothing "fruitful" is happening. However, in the video below you will be hearing from three men who are devoting their lives to finding an effective treatment or therapy for Alzheimer's disease.

You will also learn that these very bright men are funny and interesting. I kept thinking, I would really like to hang out with these guys. At the end of the day, you might conclude they are a lot like you and me when they let their "hair down".



CAF 2012 Fall Symposium from Cure Alzheimer's Fund on Vimeo.


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Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room