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The mission of the Georgetown University Memory Disorders Program is to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by conducting innovative research, educating and training healthcare professionals and the public on research advances, and offering state-of-the-art clinical care.

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  • Preparing For A Treatment: Alzheimer's Diagnosis & Care

    The Hill will convene key lawmakers, health officials, industry stakeholders, researchers, physicians, patients, and their advocates to continue the conversation about preparing the American health care delivery system for the possibility of a groundbreaking advancement in the treatment of Alzheimer’s. Speakers include Dr. Raymond Turner from the MDP, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC).

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  • Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor in her chambers at the Supreme Court building in 2002.
    Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announces she is withdrawing from public life because of dementia

    Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed in a letter on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with the "beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease."

  • Dr. William Burke goes over a PET brain scan and notes the differences in Amyloid build-up between carriers and non carriers.
    Studies in Healthy Older People Aim to Prevent Alzheimer's

    PHOENIX (AP) — It may be too late to stop Alzheimer’s in people who already have some mental decline. But what if a treatment could target the very earliest brain changes while memory and thinking skills are still intact, in hope of preventing the disease? Two big studies are going all out to try.

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