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Nature August 17, 2006 Full PDF Click Here Brain Protein Discovery May Open New Avenues for Alzheimer’s Treatment WAVE-1 protein critical for regulating connections between brain cells. Scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research at The Rockefeller University in … Continue reading

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences February 26, 2007 Full PDF: Click Here New therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s could lead to drugs without side effects Researchers from the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at The Rockefeller University … Continue reading


Cell November 14, 2008 Full PDF: Click Here Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Research In the November 14, 2008 issue of the journal Cell, researchers at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research at The Rockefeller University report a breakthrough in cellular analysis … Continue reading


Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences May 21, 2007 Full PDF: Click Here Fisher Scientists Find New Way to Inhibit Production of Neurofibrillary Tangles The neurofibrillary tangles characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease are composed of the protein called “tau.” In … Continue reading

Medicare, Medicaid and Alzheimer’s

What You Should Know About Medicaid Eligibility by NY Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Bernard A. Krooks Long-term care costs can devastate a family. The national average for nursing home costs is approximately $75,000 per year … Continue reading

Planning a fundraiser

Hello, It is fantastic that you want to organize your own event. Whether you’ve held lots of events before or it’s your very first time, I hope you’ll find this information helpful. I know all too well the devastation Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

Is a Clinical Trial Right For You or Your Loved One?

Among the many decisions you will face as a patient (or caregiver) dealing with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may be whether or not to participate in a clinical trial. Clinical trials help scientists understand how AD affects the brain and facilitate … Continue reading

How to Find and Select an Elder Law Attorney

If you have a family member with Alzheimer’s disease, there are many issues that need to be addressed. Often, legal issues take a back seat to medical issues, quality of care, caregiver issues, respite and the like. However, properly addressing … Continue reading