Using MRIs and machine learning, researchers mapped comparable degenerative changes in gray and white matter of the brain.
Category: Alzheimer’s and Dementia
USC researchers conduct first-ever study of Abl1 gene’s role in neural stem cell biology and the implications for cognitive decline.
Led by octogenarians Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins and Bruce Dern, several new movies feature familiar older faces and tackle aging-related topics, from caregiving to living with dementia.
Results reinforce need to evaluate policies and practices around detecting impairment, according to researchers.
U.S. death certificate data appears to vastly underestimate the true mortality burden of dementia and other cognitive impairment, according to a USC-led study.
Donna Benton, research associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, says national attention to the needs of family caregivers is long overdue.
Games like crossword puzzles and sudoku are often practiced to keep brains flexing, but in the face of cognitive decline, physical strength training could also help maintain or improve cognition.
Teal Eich, assistant professor of gerontology, is a cognitive neuroscientist who explores age-related changes in brain function.
On a trip to Washington, D.C., a group of USC Leonard Davis School students met actor Seth Rogen playing a more serious role: Alzheimer’s activist.
The “Alzheimer’s Exposome” framework illustrates how environmental and genetic factors interact to more fully illustrate disease risk.