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Protein-Based Biomarkers in Blood Serum Could Classify Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease

9.13.2010 Protein-Based Biomarkers in Blood Serum Could Classify Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease
Archives of Neurology, JAMA
An initial analysis suggests that biomarkers in blood serum can be combined with clinical information to accurately classify patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Texas Scientists On Verge of Alzheimer’s Blood Test

7.25.2010 Texas Scientists on Verge of Alzheimer’s Blood Test
Houston Chronicle
Todd Ackerman reports the latest on how TARC scientists say exam would help millions confirm & fight the disease

Alzheimer’s Screen May Be Possible

7.16.2010 Alzheimer’s Screen May Be Possible
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Sid O’Bryant, an assistant professor of neurology, has published the first step in developing a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease.

UT Health Science Center in San Antonio Recruiting 500 Hispanics age 59 or older

4.01.2010 UT Medicine San Antonio Physicians at Forefront of Alzheimer’s Research
The Mission
Psychiatrist Donald R. Royall, M.D., and neurologist Gustavo C. Roman, M.D., are recruiting 500 Hispanics age 59 or older for a longitudinal study that will attempt to determine the prevalence of Alzheimer’s in the Hispanic population and pinpoint risk factors.

Drug that Extends Life Span Prevents Alzheimer’s Deficits

4.10.2010 A Drug that Extends Life Span Prevents Alzheimer’s Deficits
UTHSC News

UT Southwestern Medical Center Recruiting Participants for Clinical Trials

11.10.2009 UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas Recruiting for Clinical Trials.

Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: A National Imperative

5.18.2010 Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: A National Imperative
Alzheimer’s Association
This report examines the current projections and costs associated with the Alzheimer crisis, as well as what Medicare and Medicaid savings are possible if disease modifying treatments were available.

Texas State Plan on Alzheimer’s Disease

4.23.2010 Texas State Plan on Alzheimer’s Disease
On April 23 scientists, researchers, caregivers, Alzheimer’s Association leaders and department of health officials gathered in Austin to unveil the first ever five-year Texas State Plan on Alzheimer’s disease.

Texas Researchers on Fast-Track to Alzheimer’s Breakthroughs

11.01.2009 Texas Researchers on Fast-Track to Alzheimer’s Breakthroughs
Generations News

Alzheimer’s Disease a Greater Risk for Blacks & Hispanics

04.27.2010 Alzheimer’s Disease a Greater Risk for Blacks & Hispanics
The Dallas Morning News
A report released last month by the Alzheimer’s Association highlights some startling statistics about the degenerative, progressive brain disease. While advancing age is still the biggest risk factor for developing it, blacks and Latinos are in greater danger than any other group. Compared […]