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Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

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University of South Florida study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly. Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the Department […]

Dr. Shitaldas Pamnani ready to take on the medical field

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Originally from a small town in Madhya Pradesh, India, Dr. Shitaldas Pamnani completed his bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery (MBBS degree) in Surat, India, in 2008, before moving stateside to earn his MPH in 2011. While pursuing his master’s degree, his advisors motivated him to go for his PhD in epidemiology, which is when […]

Joshua Lorenzo works to protect patient rights and investigate disease

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Joshua Lorenzo has always felt drawn to infectious disease research, although if you had asked him at age 7, he would have said he was destined for the NBA. “I’ve always had a genuine interest,” said Lorenzo.  “I was fascinated with the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the early 1980s.  I was too young at the time […]

Drs. Amy Borenstein and James Mortimer present at annual alzheimer’s meeting

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During the 25th annual meeting of the Alzheimer’s Association in Boston, MA, Amy Borenstein, PhD, MPH, and James Mortimer, PhD, presented two papers.  The conference was held July 13-18. Dr. Borenstein presented a paper entitled “The Association Between Diabetes and Dementia/AD is Modified by Age:  The Kame Project”.  This paper came out of her NIH-funded […]