UCI researchers win grant to explore why Alzheimer’s affects more women
Alzheimer’s conference co-hosted by UCI will tackle such sensitive subjects as intimacy, elder abuse, driving risks and end-of-life options
Claudia Kawas turns the study of the disease on its head, leading other researchers to change their assumptions
Favorite songs from a person’s past can ease depression, agitation and other symptoms of dementia, says a UCI researcher who donates iPods to nursing homes
Results suggest greater emphasis on managing slumber habits of people with AD risk
By identifying in spinal fluid how the characteristic mutant proteins of Huntington’s disease spread from cell to cell, UC Irvine scientists and colleagues have created a new method to quickly and accurately track the presence and proliferation of these neuron-damaging compounds – a discovery that may accelerate the development of new drugs to treat this incurable disease.
CIRM funding will support effort to advance therapy into clinical trials
UCI staffer co-founds support group for Huntington’s disease research, care on campus
UCI MIND hosts one of the field’s most influential annual Alzheimer’s disease research conferences featuring speakers and presentations showcasing the latest breakthroughs. Center director Frank LaFerla discusses the 2011 conference and exciting research and treatment efforts for the disease.