News from February 2020

February 28, 2020

ADRC Pilot Project Update: Obesity and Dementia

At the ADRC Pilot Project Update on February 6, Robert J. Freishtat, M.D., M.P.H, presented his work on the relationship between obesity, fat cell signaling, and neurodegenerative disease.

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Categories: Research, Precision Medicine, ADRC News


February 27, 2020

Exploring the Use of Wearable Technologies in Lewy Body Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Debby Tsuang, MD, and collaborators are working to improve the diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia and dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, using novel in-home measures of sleep and movement.

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Categories: Research, Clinical Care, Parkinson’s Disease/ Lewy Body Dementia, ADRC News