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2021 NIH Alzheimer's Research Summit
Join leading scientists and other innovators, public health advocates, and other stakeholders for a virtual summit showcasing progress in Alzheimer’s disease research.
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NIA study identifies FDA-approved drugs that may also be helpful for dementia
NIA is leading the DREAM study, an innovative new project to find FDA-approved medicines that can be repurposed to prevent or treat dementia.
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NIH scientists try a new twist on using ‘personalized’ stem cells for studying dementia
Researchers who are part of the NIH’s iPSC Neurodegenerative Disease Initiative plan a new approach to testing out genetic mutations linked to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in cells.