Amyloid PET Identifies Those At Risk For Alzheimer’s Disease Michael Mega, MD, PhD Director, Center for Cognitive Health The definition of Alzheimer’s disease is changing. With the ability to visualize beta amyloid, the predominate protein that makes up the plaques in Alzheimer patient’s brains, physicians now can tell who is at […]
How to Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease Michael Mega, MD, PhD Director, Center for Cognitive Health Do you have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease? If you do there is much you can do now to reduce the chances of developing the disease even if you are carrying genes that increase your risk. Your […]
Our Research Participation In the quest to conquer Alzheimer’s disease, new drugs that can be used long before the effects of the disease take hold are being tested. These drugs can target and diminish production of a specific protein found in the brain – Beta-amyloid – that’s thought to cause Alzheimer’s. “The field of Alzheimer’s […]
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