Month: January 2019

Lifespan Brain Study adds possible clue in predicting Alzheimer’s

January 22, 2019
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Jan. 22, 2019 – New research from The University of Texas at Dallas suggests that periodic evaluation of changing amyloid levels in certain brain structures may offer an important clue into who may be on a trajectory toward Alzheimer’s disease. Deposits of a protein called amyloid in the brain are one of the earliest signs…

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Federal Funding Influx Allows Labs to Pursue New Studies

January 9, 2019
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DALLAS – Sept. 28, 2018 – Three of the Center for Vital Longevity’s six laboratories have recently received federal funds to start new research or continue existing studies on the cognitive neuroscience of aging. Dr. Denise Park’s lab was awarded $1.2 million from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) for a project titled the “Impact…

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