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Philanthropist Darlene Shiley Among Star Cast in San Diego Performance of Surviving Grace

September 26, 2013

…organization committed to stopping Alzheimer’s by 2020. Proceeds from the performance benefit the UC San Diego Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and WomenAgainst Alzheimer’s – the first national network of women in leadership positions working to speed the pace of research and build momentum to end Alzheimer’s disease. “Through my…

Intermittent Fasting Improves Alzheimer’s Pathology

August 21, 2023

New results from researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine suggest that intermittent fasting could be an effective treatment approach for Alzheimer’s disease. Mice fed on a time-restricted schedule had better memory and less accumulation of amyloid proteins in the brain compared to controls.

UC San Diego Physicist and Psychologist Awarded $7.5M by NIH for New Alzheimer’s Detection Method

November 21, 2023

UC San Diego’s Center for Scientific Computation in Imaging has received a $7.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its interdisciplinary exploration of diffusion magnetic resonance imaging (dMRI) work related to Alzheimer’s disease.

Novel Approaches to Treating Alzheimer’s Disease Include Early Intervention

May 15, 2012

Researchers at the Comprehensive Alzheimer’s Program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have announced two new clinical trials for patients with either mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and one trial for Mild Cognitive Impairment.

Looking for an Early Sign of LATE

December 15, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego provide new insights into the pathology of limbic predominate age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy, which mimics Alzheimer’s, making it very difficult to identify in living patients.

Color-Coded Markers May Help Doctors Diagnose Neural Diseases Through the Eyes

August 15, 2012

Sticky plaques of proteins called amyloids mark several different, though related degenerative brain diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Creutzfeld-Jacobs. The symptoms of these disorders overlap and methods to diagnose and monitor them are not very advanced.

Stem Cell Therapy Rescues Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

August 9, 2023

Promising preclinical results from UC San Diego show hematopoietic stem cell therapy was effective in rescuing memory loss, neuroinflammation and beta amyloid build-up in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.

USC and UC San Diego Reach Agreement on Resolution Of Alzheimer’s Disease Research Lawsuit

July 3, 2019

On July 1, 2019, USC and UC San Diego reached a settlement in the ongoing Alzheimer’s disease research lawsuit, Regents of the University of California v. Aisen et al.

This Wireless, Handheld, Non-invasive Device Detects Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Biomarkers

November 13, 2023

An international team of researchers has developed a handheld, non-invasive device that can detect biomarkers for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases. The biosensor can also transmit the results wirelessly to a laptop or smartphone.

Enzyme Drives Cognitive Decline in Mice, Provides New Target for Alzheimer’s

November 28, 2022

UC San Diego researchers identify the PKCα enzyme as a promising therapeutic target in Alzheimer’s disease; a mutation that increases its activity led to biochemical, cellular and cognitive impairments in mice.

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