Tuesday, October 28, 2014

A Breakthrough!!!!

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When a story on Alzheimer's research makes it to The New York Times' most-shared list, you know there's been a major breakthrough.
For the first time, researchers have been able to replicate Alzheimer's outside of the brain – they're calling it "Alzheimer's in a Dish." This advancement will allow scientists and doctors to evaluate their experimental treatments and techniques that – until now – would have required human subjects for testing.
This could speed up the research process and help us find a way to stop Alzheimer's faster. We're thrilled to have the head of that groundbreaking team, Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi of Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital, join us for our next Alzheimer's Talks.
Join our conversation and hear about his plan to quickly evaluate more than 6,000 drugs – a goal that would have been out of the question just a few months ago.
I hope you can join the call.
Read the NY Times article here and click the button below to register for our call on Thursday, October 30, from 4 – 5 p.m. ET.
Experts in the field are calling this "a real game changer" and "a giant step forward for the field." I'm excited to learn how Dr. Tanzi and his team are moving us closer to a cure for Alzheimer's, and I'm looking forward to having you join the conversation.
George Vradenburg
Founding Board Member
P.S. Please note that everyone who registers will be called on Thursday, October 30 around 4 p.m. ET and will be connected automatically to the free teleconference.

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