Alzheimer’s research underway

George Bloom
November 20, 2023

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - University of Virginia experts gathered Saturday, November 18 and spoke about the different stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and future directions in Alzheimer’s research.

One expert says that AD is the most expensive disease in the United States, even more than cancer and heart disease.

“It’s arguably the most daunting medical problem facing humankind right now,” UVA Professor George Bloom said, “The ever-growing awareness of the importance of caretakers in Alzheimer’s disease, and also what’s going on under the hood and in the brain, what the biology of Alzheimer’s disease is.”

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