Markesbery Symposium Focuses on Healthy Brain Aging, Care for Caregivers

Markesbery Symposium Focuses on Healthy Brain Aging, Care for Caregivers

University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) hosted its sixth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia last week with speakers focused on brain health and self-care for caregivers.

The two-day program offered sessions for both scientific and community audiences.

Study Translates Genetic Risk Factor into Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Strategy

Study Translates Genetic Risk Factor into Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Strategy

What if a failed leukemia drug could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? A team at the University of Kentucky recently led an effort to investigate this hypothesis. Their results were published today in the journal, Human Molecular Genetics.