Barch, Bateman elected to National Academy of Medicine

Randall Bateman, a researcher from GAP-Net site Washington University in St. Louis, is being elected to the National Academy of Medicine for his work in Alzheimers research. Deanna M. Barch, an expert in cognitive and language deficits in psychological disorders, and Randall J. Bateman, MD, a leading Alzheimer’s disease researcher, have been elected to the National Academy of […]

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UCSF, UC Davis, UC Irvine, NAPCA, ICAN and Other Community Partners Collaborate to Launch the First Research Registry for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

GAP-Net sites UC San Francisco and UC Irvine are collaborating with the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) to develop a registry for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. How can Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders benefit from scientific research? Researchers at the University of California need you and your community to support the efforts. […]

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Rhode Island Hospital Nominates 5 Trial Participants for National Alzheimer’s Awards

GAP-Net site Rhode Island Hospital’s 5 Citizen Scientist Award® nominees were featured on why they became involved in Alzheimer’s research. PROVIDENCE – Five people who have racked up years of participation in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease treatments at Rhode Island Hospital are in the running for national recognition. The hospital’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory […]

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Memory Care Center in Tucson to Benefit from $10 Million Gift to Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

GAP-Net site Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Tucson was gifted $10 million for dementia care and caregiver support. Acharitable $10 million gift has been committed to Banner Alzheimer’s Institute for innovative dementia care and caregiver support for patients and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders. There are three institutes in Arizona, including the […]

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Aducanumab: Will this antibody open new pathways to treating Alzheimer’s?

Citizen Scientist nominee, Florida State Representative Matt Willhite, from GAP-Net site JEM Research Institute, speaks about his mother’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis and involvement in Biogen’s clinical trial. Surprise and skepticism greeted the Biogen company’s announcement that clinical trials of an antibody called aducanumab were resuming this year. Not only that, Biogen asked the federal Food and […]

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Alzheimer’s Research Impacted by COVID-19

GAP-Net site, Syrentis Clinical Research, and GAP President, John Dwyer, were interviewed about the difficulties of recruiting Alzheimer’s clinical trial volunteers in the time of COVID-19, and why their involvement is important. Alzheimer’s disease researchers fear that fewer volunteers and delayed studies due to COVID-19 may hinder the discovery of important treatments for the illness. […]

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Top Doctors 2020

GAP-Net site, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Las Vegas, was included in the KNPR Top Doctors in Southern Nevada of 2020. How the Top Doctors are selected Castle Connolly Top Doctors is a healthcare research company and the official source for Top Doctors for the past 25 years. Castle Connolly’s established nomination […]

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New Findings from AAIC Indicated Brain-Gut Axis to be the New Breakthrough in the Research Field of Alzheimer’s Disease

GAP-Net Site Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Cleveland Clinic Las Vegas was quoted about how microbiomes in the gut can affect the brain and lead to Alzheimer’s disease. SHANGHAI, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alzheimer’s disease has been an unsolved puzzle for scientists since the first patient was found over 100 years ago. Different theories […]

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‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach

GAP-Net site Washington University in St. Louis helped develop one of the tests that has diagnosed the disease as accurately as methods that are far more expensive or invasive. Banner Alzheimer’s Institute was also mentioned as a senior author. A newly developed blood test for Alzheimer’s has diagnosed the disease as accurately as methods that […]

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