Experts Explain: The Pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Visit USC on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/USC/ Learn more about the University of Southern California: https://www.usc.edu Director of the USC Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Dr. Berislav Zlokovic researches the pathogenesis or causes of Alzheimer's Disease, ALS (aka Lou Gehrig's Disease) and Strokes. His research focuses on the Blood […]

What is vascular dementia? – Alzheimer’s Society (5)

Vascular dementia is the second most common type of dementia. It is caused by problems with the blood supply to the brain. Nerve cells require oxygen and nutrients to survive. Without them, they will become damaged or die. Cells are provided with these oxygen and […]

We Might Be Totally Wrong About Alzheimer’s

Scientists found that the prevailing hypothesis of how the Alzheimer’s disease starts might be wrong, and some viruses could be the culprit. *the script credits for this episode on screen on incorrect. Correct credits are below. Writer: Jessica McDonald Script Editor: Christie Wilcox Hosted by: […]

Dementia cause, cure, care and prevention: Alzheimer’s Society Research

For subtitled version please see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2AEYRCtOyw&feature=youtu.be Alzheimer's Society is dedicated to defeating dementia through research. This film shows how the Society funds and supports dementia research. It includes interviews with Professor Nick Fox, Professor of Neurology and MRC Senior Clinical Fellow at the Institute of […]

What is Alzheimer’s disease? – Ivan Seah Yu Jun

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-alzheimer-s-disease-ivan-seah-yu-jun Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting over 40 million people worldwide. And though it was discovered over a century ago, scientists are still grappling for a cure. Ivan Seah Yu Jun describes how Alzheimer's affects the brain, […]