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Among the top ten causes of death in the United States, Alzheimer's is the only one that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed, but ongoing clinical trials across the country, including at UAB, are working to change that. WVTM NBC 13 Birmingham, May 26, 2021
Researchers at the University of South Florida Byrd Alzheimer's Center and Research Institute are enrolling people for the AHEAD Study. ABC Action News Tampa Bay, March 26, 2021
Improved diagnostics, new ideas for prevention, and perhaps finally a drug for the disease. Boston Globe, October 29, 2020
After cases began emerging worldwide, thousands of clinical trials unrelated to COVID-19 were paused or canceled amid fears that participants would be infected. But now some researchers are finding ways to carry on in spite of the coronavirus. National Public Radio, October 20, 2020.
Researchers at the University of South Florida are participating in a national study to prevent Alzheimer’s before it hits. Tampa Bay Times, September 30, 2020.
The first infusion of an investigational drug that aims to delay or help to prevent the earliest memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease took place in September at Butler Hospital in Providence, R.I., researchers announced. September 25, 2020.
An Attleboro man has become the first in the world to take part in groundbreaking Alzheimer's research. WJAR, September 23, 2020.
Providence Journal, September 23, 2020
New study initiated in the U.S. for people who have intermediate or elevated levels of amyloid in their brains. Eisai, July 14, 2020.
Providence Journal, July 14, 2020
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