Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s disease’

Mississippi is racing and researching for Alzheimer’s cure

Purple is the new pink. The expression is a catchy way of summing up the goals of the Mississippi Alzheimer’s Association: to raise awareness and funding in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Just like with breast cancer, there are hundreds of Mississippians helping with races and research to one day find a cure for Alzheimer’s, […] [...]

Read the August 9 issue of the MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: August 9,2013

Tags: Alzheimer's disease, convention hotel, health insurance exchange, tailgating

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Tom Mosley and MIND Center look at effects of aging on the brain

by Clay Chandler Published: August 19,2012

Tags: Alzheimer's disease, The MIND Center, Tom Mosley, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Dr. Tom Mosley is a professor of geriatric medicine and director of the MIND Center at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. His research has centered on the reasons why the brain changes with age, with an emphasis on cognitive illnesses like Alzheimer’s Disease. In 2010, he received the Bud Orgel Award for Distinguished […] [...]

UMMC gets $9 million to study Alzheimer’s

The University of Mississippi Medical Center announced today that it has received $9 million in grant money from the National Institutes of Health to study the risk factors for Alzheimer’s. The funds come from a total $26 million grant that is shared with four prominent academic medical centers. The other collaborating institutions are John Hopkins […] [...]

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