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Understanding Alzheimer's disease: Dr. Sandra Black | U of T News

Understanding Alzheimer's disease: Dr. Sandra Black | U of T News | Brain Canada Media Coverage | Scoop.it

In honour of Alzheimer’s Awareness month, Erin Vollicksat down with Sandra Black to discover more about the science behind this devastating disease - and potential ways to combat the disease decades before symptoms appear.

Dr. Black holds the Brill Chair in Neurology in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, and is cross-appointed to the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering. She is the executive director of the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance and director of the Brain Sciences Research at the Sunnybrook Research Institute.

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Parkinson's, Crohn's and leprosy could share same gene, says U of ...

Parkinson's, Crohn's and leprosy could share same gene, says U of ... | Brain Canada Media Coverage | Scoop.it
Parkinson's, Crohn's and leprosy may exhibit very different symptoms, but researchers at the University of Ottawa think there's a genetic link between the three. The university's Brain and Mind Research Institute is using a $2.5 ...
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