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A recent study by MBRF Trustee, Madhav Thambisetty, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues at the National Institute on Aging suggests that some cholesterol medications may impact signaling pathways in the brain, particularly in men.

University of Florida Teams Up with University of North Florida to Expand Dementia Prevention Research in Jacksonville

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, Cognitive Aging, News

The University of Florida is expanding its landmark Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study to include healthy older adult volunteers from North Florida. Funded by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, the study examines whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, among healthy … Read More

Cognitive Clock Predicts Brain Health

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, Cognitive Aging, News

MBRF Trustee, Patricia Boyle, PhD, was recently featured in a Medpage Today article detailing a study she co-authored showing cognitive age, as assessed by a novel tool known as a “cognitive clock,” predicted adverse health outcomes better than chronological age. The “cognitive clock”: A novel indicator of brain health was recently published by Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the journal of the … Read More

New Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Prevent Memory Loss and Dementia

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, News

MBRF Trustee, Dr. Richard Isaacson is quoted in this CNN article detailing the results of a new study which found meals inspired by the Mediterranean diet may lower your risk for dementia. The study, published this week in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, found that following the Mediterranean diet may interfere with the buildup of … Read More

GMA Segment Explains the Difference between Cognitive Aging and Dementia

Valerie PatmintraNews

After Mark and Donnie Wahlberg announced the death of their mother, Alma, who suffered from dementia, experts are working to help people with aging parents spot early signs of the disease. In this Good Morning America segment, MBRF Trustee and neurologist, Dr. Richard Isaacson explains the difference between cognitive aging and dementia. “While cognitive aging is often characterized by a … Read More