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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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  • 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.

  • Join us to hear about the newest groundbreaking discoveries in Alzheimer’s and dementia research.
    UPCOMING EVENT - Research Update Presented by the Alzheimer's Association

    Join us on October 4th, 2018 to hear about the newest groundbreaking discoveries in Alzheimer’s and dementia research, along with “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research.”

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    Alzheimer's Research Receives Largest Ever Funding Boost in 2019 Budget

    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 28, 2018 —The largest-ever funding increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was signed into law today. The $425 million increase was advocated for by the Alzheimer’s Association, the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) and its nationwide network of dedicated advocates.

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