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Silver Tsunami

Psychology researchers target vascular disease to prevent the coming flood of Alzheimer's patients.

Posted: November 16, 2012
from left: Jack de la Torre, Francisco Gonzalez-Lima

from left: Jack de la Torre, Francisco Gonzalez-Lima

Promising new research by psychologists Jack de la Torre and Francisco Gonzalez-Lima is featured on the College of Liberal Arts' Public Affairs web site. Their findings have raised hope that by combining an early diagnosis with preventive strategies, the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease can be reduced; and the effects of this age-old illness might even be delayed or reversed. A comprehensive overview of the processes that contribute to the risk of Alzheimer's has been published in a special issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

Read more in "Silver Tsunami":

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease: Special Issue

Direct link to PDF files

Gonzalez-Lima Profile

de la Torre Profile

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