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Watch: 2016 Funded Researcher Carlos Rodriguez-Ortiz, Ph.D.

Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Ortiz of UC Merced was recently awarded a $150,000 research grant from the Alzheimer’s Association. Bill Fisher, CEO of the Northern California and Northern Nevada chapter, presented the check at the campus, along with a team of supporters and advocates. Dr. Rodriguez Ortiz is studying a molecule called miR181, which may be an important new factor in the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. In this video, he talks about his quest to find information that will lead to a cure.

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So Long”¦.

In September, with ambivalent feelings, I told our board that it was time for me to step away from my post as CEO, which I will do later this year. At that point I...

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Advocacy Matters

Does advocacy matter? You bet it does! More than 33,000 advocates chapter-wide persistently emailed, tweeted, marched, called, and visited with their congressional representatives to push for more funding so that we can end Alzheimer’s...

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Advocacy Matters

The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, which was mandated by the 2011 National Alzheimer’s Project Act, has a primary goal to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s by 2025. Leading scientists have said we...