Dr. Joshua Grill, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Recruitment and Education Core within the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was featured in a May 29 UCLA Today news segment about how music therapy could yield positive effects for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. The UCLA Easton Center is currently engaged in a program to collect iPod donations and distribute them to facilities providing care to Alzheimer's patients throughout Los Angeles (Tunes for Alzheimer's Patients).
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Dr. Liana Apostolova, Associate Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of Neuroimaging Laboratory, Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted May 27 in a Growing Your Baby parenting news segment about young brains require a mature hippocampus for long-term storage of memories.
Paul Thompson, Professor of Neurology and member of the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI) in the department of neurology, was quoted in a May 20 Daily Mail (U.K.) article about research showing that vitamin B may help protect against Alzheimer's disease.
Dr. Liana Apostolova, an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology and a member of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was quoted in the April 9 Los Angeles Times about the death of Margaret Thatcher and the fact that Alzheimer's disease can make the brain's blood vessels more brittle, raising the risk that they could burst and cause a hemorrhagic stroke.
Dr. John Mazziotta Associate Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, and Chair and Stark Professor of Neurology at UCLA, was quoted April 2 in a Los Angeles Times story about President Obama's scientific initiative aimed at mapping the human brain.