Alzheimer's Matters Blog

Marathon Team Member Jeanette Arahood

Supporter Stories

Stealing Memories

Jeanette Arahood explains how her patients inspired her to join our TCS New York City Marathon team.

Brain inflammation

ADDF Impact

Inflammation, The Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A growing body of evidence suggests that inflammation in the brain is implicated in the development of Alzheimer's.

Football players and CTE

Understanding Dementia

Contact Sports & CTE: Are the Risks Too High?

A new study reveals a high percentage of former football players died with CTE, including 99% of NFL players tested.

MacKay Jimeson, Daniel Skovronsky, Lauren Friedman

Developing Drugs

Three Themes Emerge at BIO2017

Dr. Lauren Friedman details the three topics that dominated discussions at this year's BIO International Convention.

Neurons in the hippocampus

Understanding Dementia

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Difference?

Our CSO Dr. Fillit explains the differences between Alzheimer's and dementia, two terms often used interchangeably. 

ADDF Impact

Clinical Trials Inspiring Hope

Since 1998, the ADDF has invested over $100 million in the best ideas to cure Alzheimer's. We are seeing the impact of our efforts, with many promising drugs in clinical trials on the way.