Essential Pittsburgh
7:24 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer's Research

A recent study with lab mice could reverse some of the effects of Alzheimer's Disease
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Millions of Americans suffer from Alzheimer's Disease and the number is expected to increase. Researchers at Pitt have recently confirmed a cancer drug that improves brain function in mice. Could this be a breakthrough in helping humans?

Guests: Dr. Rada Koldamova is the senior author of the study. Jennifer Lingler is a Health and Community Systems Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh and sits on the board of the Alzheimer's Association of Greater PA.

Find out where we stand in the field of Alzheimer's research and caregiving.

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