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2014-05-21 16:27:02

PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (CogRx), an innovative research and drug discovery organization focused on the development of novel disease-modifying therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that its small molecule soluble Abeta receptor antagonist program for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD) has been selected for funding by the National Institute on Aging (NIA)/NIH Alzheimer's Disease Drug Development Program (U01)....

2014-05-21 16:26:50

Bike4Alz Hopes to Raise $100,000 for Research CLARKSBURG, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 24, 12 fraternity brothers from Western Kentucky University will leave from Oceanside, CA on a coast-to-coast bike ride--Bike4Alz--to raise money for the BrightFocus Foundation's Alzheimer's Disease Research program. Their goal: to raise $100,000 for research to help find a cure for Alzheimer's. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90042 Ten bike riders and two drivers, all...

2014-05-21 11:48:44

Saint Louis University A molecular compound developed by Saint Louis University scientists restored learning, memory and appropriate behavior in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, according to findings in the May issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. The molecule also reduced inflammation in the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory. The paper, authored by a team of scientists led by Susan Farr, Ph.D., research professor of geriatrics at Saint Louis University,...

2014-05-20 23:17:04

Healthcare pros and countless families coping with Alzheimer's Disease, share hundreds of tips, techniques and Alzheimer’s-adapted activities in this new common sense caregiver’s companion, When Caring Takes Courage by Mara Botonis. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 When Caring Takes Courage serves as a constant companion on what can feel like a very lonely journey. The newly released book, published by Outskirts Press, is a written reminder that, sadly, millions of other...

2014-05-20 23:09:37

Premier Research presents an exciting live webinar on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (16:00 UK BST/ GMT +1) examining the trial subject’s knowledge during Neuropsychiatric clinical trials. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 From the imperative to detect cognitive and functional changes as early as possible in the course of Alzheimer’s disease, through the importance of measuring cognitive and attentional effects of investigational drugs in clinical trials, to the...

2014-05-20 23:04:10

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance St. Louis is hosting a public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Home Care Assistance of St. Louis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for their aging...

2014-05-20 08:33:33

PLANTATION, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) (the "Company") announced today that it has signed an agreement with Stanford University to study and, along with Dr. Paul Wender, investigate certain analogs of bryostatin, referred to as "bryologs," as potential clinical candidates for the treatment of various neurological disorders. This collaboration is framed by a license agreement forged between Stanford University and Neurotrope, which provides the...

2014-05-19 23:03:30

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Vancouver is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Vancouver, Canada’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care...

2014-05-16 23:10:46

New research to expand on recent science that found path to Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia may be slowed by increased physical activity (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Brain Research Foundation today announced that it has launched a major research initiative to support and fund new science that explores the relationship between cognitive decline and exercise. The initiative will include a multi-year research effort that will expand as science and funding dictate. In addition, an education...

2014-05-15 08:30:54

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) which evaluated whether structured exercise slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease. BRF funding will expand that study to evaluate whether the "dose" of physical activity predicts the magnitude of response. "The early studies across the neuroscience community do indicate a linkage...


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