Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category
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USF PhD graduate in neuroscience to join laboratory of new Nobel Prize winner

USF Health PhD graduate Justin Trotter leaves this weekend for Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, where he will work for a recent Nobel Prize […]

David Morgan appointed to state Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

David Morgan, PhD, CEO of the the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, was one of seven Floridians recently appointed to the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee by Governor […]

Chad Dickey, Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, chaperone proteins, glaucoma, JCB journal, Grp94

Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer’s disease [VIDEO]

USF-led study suggests FKBP51 is a new treatment target for diseases with tau pathology Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2013) — A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety […]

Age-related research highlighted during NIA director’s visit to USF

The director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging yesterday visited the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, the state’s only freestanding Alzheimer’s center offering clinical […]

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute supports The Longest Day to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Tampa, FL – (June 10, 2013) The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association for The Longest Day® to honor those living with […]

Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center, Robert Hauser, patient

Combining Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease expertise under one roof benefits research, patient care [VIDEO]

Earlier this year, the USF Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center moved from Harbourside Medical Tower on the Tampa General Hospital campus into its new home on the […]

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, theater students, caregivers holiday show

USF theater students lift holiday spirit of Alzheimer’s caregivers

The caregivers who attended their long-standing monthly support group at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Thursday were treated to some much needed holiday respite. A group of […]

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute exterior

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute awarded Kendal Charitable Funds grant to conduct East Tampa memory screenings

Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, 2012) — The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has been awarded the Kendal Charitable Funds’ first Promising Innovations grant to develop an Alzheimer’s disease […]

Chad Dickey, Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, chaperone proteins, glaucoma, JCB journal, Grp94

Chaperone protein subverts removal of glaucoma-causing protein, USF-led study finds

Inhibiting the protein, Grp94, could offer new treatment for the sight-robbing eye disease Tampa, FL (Oct. 8, 2012) — The chaperone protein Grp94 can interfere with the clearance […]

Amanda Smith, Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, PET/CT scanner, neuroimaging

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute offers Amyvid brain imaging

Amyvid is the first and only FDA-approved diagnostic PET tracer for imaging beta amyloid plaques in the living brain Tampa, FL – (Sept. 5, 2012) The USF Health […]