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by Fiver
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Alzheimer’s Afternoon Seminar Series APP and Bioenergetics Dr. Heather Wilkins, University of Kansas Medical Center April 23, 2020 Takeaway: The process of degrading old, malfunctioning mitochondria and replacing them with young, healthy mitochondria is important but slows with age (perhaps more in ...
by Fiver
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Views: 5214

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Enhanced skeletal muscle as a novel determinant of CNS aging and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (April 21) Dr. Constanza J. Cortes, Brain Aging Physiology Lab, University of Alabama Birmingham Takeaway: A robust lysosomal waste disposal system in muscle tissue promotes he...
by Fiver
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Views: 5214

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:) You saw that, eh? There are about 15 more seminars coming. :shock: I think when that's over I'll write a much shorter summary of it all. If I had to sum it up thus far it would be: apoe4 research is finally getting some of the spotlight and the attention it deserves. usually some trigger is requi...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
Replies: 13
Views: 3443

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More summaries posted in a new thread: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Views: 5214

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Cholesterol and matrisome networks in Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (April 16) Dr. Julia TCW is an Instructor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York (USA). She uses human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), transgenic mouse models, and human tissue...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 5214

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Alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy: what can we learn from their similarities? Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (April 14) Dr. Misha Zilberter, a staff research scientist from the Gladstone Institutes at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, presented a seminar entitled “Bra...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Views: 5214

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Cholesterol, Apoe4, and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (April 2) This seminar was presented by Dr. Rik van der Kant, a Research Associate in both the Faculty of Science, (Functional Genomics) and Amsterdam Neuroscience (Neurodegeneration) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. ...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Views: 5214

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Alzheimer’s Disease: next generation mouse models Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (March 31) This seminar was presented by Dr. Gareth Howell, Associate Professor and the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Chair for Glaucoma Research at the Jackson Lab. His premise was that progress in AD research...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 5214

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Tipping the energy balance Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (March 26) The Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series started off with a seminar by Dr. Lance Johnson from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Johnson is one of the organizers of the popular online seminar series but a...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
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Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries

I wrote up my notes from these recent online seminars, for friends and colleagues (many of whom who are not experts in the field). Pasted here in case anyone is interested. New developments in our understanding of ApoE and late onset Alzheimer’s disease In early 2020 a special issue of the journal N...

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