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TherapyForMemory.org Question of the Month

This question was submitted via the Ask the Experts page on www.TherapyForMemory.org, a website dedicated to “helping Patients, Caregivers, Family and Healthcare Providers fight memory loss by providing up-to-date information and resources”.  Since it is a common question from both patients and family members, we share their Question/Answer of the Month here for our www.TheADplan.com blog readers. Also, [...]

Alzheimer’s Association Conference – Research News and Highlights (AAIC 2012)

New and exciting research presented this week at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2012 may lead to several new treatment options in the future.  See the article below for details, but highlights include: 1. Three years of stabilization of Alzheimer’s symptoms with IVIG (Gammagard). While the small number of ptients in the study limits the reliability of the results, a larger [...]

New Gene Found May Reduce AD Risk & Lead to New Treatment

A exciting new article published in the journal Nature has found a new gene that is associated with a reduced risk of both Alzheimer’s disease as well as cognitive impairment due to age, and may also lead to new prevention drugs in the future. Read the interview with Dr. Isaacson on WebMD for more information, including [...]

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Harvard-trained Neurologist, Richard S. Isaacson, M.D. currently serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Vice Chair of Education, and Education Director of the McKnight Brain Institute in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, and his medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL. Prior to joining UM, he served as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimers disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai.

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