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Alzheimer’s

Connection between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

April 3, 2019
2.4 million, multi-university NIH study on air pollution’s impact on Alzheimer’s and dementia-related diseases

Shedding light on cognitive aging

August 6, 2018
A neuroscientist combines novel genetic and engineering tools to explore age-related decline in mental skills

Texas A&M and Celltex enter agreement for Alzheimer’s research

February 6, 2018
Celltex acquires intellectual property license, signs multi-year research study with Texas A&M Health Science Center

You Asked: What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia?

June 21, 2017
Not all dementia is Alzheimer’s—but it can be just as devastating when it affects loved ones

Epigenetic changes on demand: Turning the ‘traffic lights’ of DNA from red to green

April 20, 2017
Texas A&M researchers devise tool to decipher the epigenetic codes of the human genome

Texas Cares: A new online resource for dementia caregivers

February 20, 2017
Reducing the burden of care

Compound found in grapes, red wine may help prevent memory loss

January 29, 2015

College of Medicine researcher publishes new findings on the benefits resveratrol may offer for treating memory loss in the elderly.

Spotting Alzheimer’s early: The signs and risks

November 24, 2014

At first glance, many of the warning signs for Alzheimer's disease seem like they can be associated with normal aging – after all, who doesn’t forget things as they grow older? However, according to Dai Lu, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy with a research focus on Alzheimer’s, there is a significant difference between temporary lapses in memory and Alzheimer’s disease.

Texas A&M Health Science Center advancing Alzheimer’s disease research as coordinating center for new statewide grant program

November 21, 2014

The TARCC is comprised of six Texas medical research institutions, including Texas A&M Health Science Center, all working together to advance scientific initiatives aimed at halting the disease in its tracks. One such initiative is a new grant program administered by TAMHSC that encourages utilization of TARCC’s extensive patient cohort.

TAMHSC joins Texas Alzheimer’s consortium

February 1, 2013

The Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (TCADRD) has announced that the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) has been elected to full membership and participation in the prestigious Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC).