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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

When it comes to finding a cure to Alzheimer's disease, doctors say we are still a long ways to go, but are making progress.

Jim Ray, Ph.D., director of Neuroscience at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, addressed Dallas residents on the short- and long-term goals of the Neurodegeneration Consortium (NDC), established through a $25 million donation to MD Anderson to better understand the underlying biology of the disease and translate this knowledge into therapeutic interventions.

The goal is to effectively alleviate symptoms by delaying, reversing and/or eliminating the pathology of the disease.

The NDC’s multidisciplinary team have found a new generation of drugs which are in the late stages of development for clinical trials.

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Written by Bianca Castro

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