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UPDATE - State of Current Research
Biff Calhoun
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 9:17 AM
Joined: 8/20/2013
Posts: 56

Link to YouTube Video - lecture is 19 minutes and gives a brief overview of research efforts.  Looks like there are two main focus areas: the amyloid hypothesis and targeting tau.


Fairly straight forward and low-technical: should make it accessible to many. Perhaps this helps others put some perspective on the research that is out there? It helped me with a 30,000 ft overview.


This is from a free, online course on Coursera, presented by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.  The class is titled


Care of Elders with Alzheimer's Disease and other Major Neurocognitive Disorders



Interesting are the slides from the Amyloid Hypothesis: