Posts Tagged dementia

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 […]

Doctoral student Malinee Neelamegam awarded fellowship in Australia

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Malinee Neelamegam’s passion to understand the preservation of cognition in the aging process has led her to pursue a fellowship in Australia. The PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics has been chosen to take part in the Endeavour Research Fellowship at the Centre of Research on Aging […]

New Course: Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s Disease


Click Here to view the flyer! Alzheimer’s disease has become a global epidemic that will continue to increase as the baby boom generation enters the age of highest risk.  Dementia is an umbrella term for problems with thinking and memory that develop in about half the population that lives to […]