Alzheimer’s Center Researchers Awarded Projected $1.4M Federal Research Grant

October 27, 2016

A team of researchers led by Norman L. Foster, M.D., director of the University of Utah Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research (CACIR) and professor of neurology, have been awarded a projected $1.4 million commercialization research grant over two years by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health […]

Study Contradicts Belief that Cancer Protects against Alzheimer’s

May 6, 2016

Despite studies that claim people with cancer are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease–raising the possibility that what triggers cancer also prevents the neurodegenerative disorder–a new investigation finds a more somber explanation. Many cancer patients don’t live long enough to get Alzheimer’s. The research, led by investigators at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, […]