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The Race to Cure Alzheimer’s
Aired 10/11/2001

Alzheimer’s Disease is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, following heart disease, cancer, and stroke. Recently, however, some major breakthroughs have brought hope to scientists seeking treatments and cures. What is being accomplished in the ongoing fight against Alzheimer’s? What are the most important advances?
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  Judy Riggs
    Director of Federal and State Policy at the Alzheimer's Association.
  Marcelle Morrison-Bogorad
    Associate Director of the National Institute on Aging's Neuroscience and Neuropsychology of Aging Program.
  Paul Aisen
    Professor of Neurology and Medicine at Georgetown University.

Originally Aired: 1/11/2001

   
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