Dementia doesn't have to be an inevitable part of growing older.
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a time dedicated to increasing public awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, available resources and how you can get involved to support the cause.
New $3.8M National Institute on Aging grant will fund JAX studies of hypothalamic dysfunction in Alzheimer’s.
Indiana University-Jackson Laboratory MODEL-AD Center addresses critical need for precision animal models for Alzheimer’s research.
JAX researchers find that reducing Hp1bp3 expression mimics age-related cognitive decline through mechanisms reminiscent of aging and Alzheimer's disease
Judith and Anthony Evnin, Ph.D., are giving $1.5 million to JAX to establish the Evnin Family Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Research. Catherine Kaczorowski, Ph.D., a JAX neuroscientist who is taking a bold approach to combat Alzheimer’s, has been appointed chairholder.
Study: Mice that exercised avoided the kind of damage that in humans has been associated with dementia, stroke and other negative outcomes, despite being fed a western-like diet and gaining significant weight.
A new genetically diverse mouse population is opening possibilities for translational research into Alzheimer’s disease that accurately recreates human disease symptoms and progression.
For the first time, researchers have the tools to build new mouse models that truly represent patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
The terms sound alike, and they are often used interchangeably. But there are some important distinctions.