Researchers at the UW Medicine, Veteran's Administration Puget Sound and Saint Louis University have made a promising discovery that insulin delivered high up in the nasal cavity goes to affected areas of brain with lasting results in improving

A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition for high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

Karalee Jacobs noticed her mother, Alice, becoming more forgetful and anxious back in 2007, but she just attributed it to age.

“Alzheimer’s is driven by genetics, but it isn’t just one disease,” said Dr. Thomas Montine, chair of the University of Washington’s Department of Pathology.

Walter Kukull's dad said he should rely on brains over brawn for a career. So he did, coming to presenting his dissertation at UW in the 1980s and then starting a long career in the study of Alzheimer's disease.


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