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Is obesity a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease?

Obesity and Alzheimer It has been established that middle-age obesity is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, but the results from studies in older people are contradictory. Our recent study would explain the discrepancies on this topic. This work is the...

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Martí Colom-Cadena receives the Doctoral Thesis Extraordinary Award

Dr. Martí Colom-Cadena has received the Extraordinary Award for his doctoral thesis in Biomedicine entitled “Neuropathology of Lewy body diseases: confluence of multiple pathologies and role of synaptic phospho-alpha-synuclein“, defended at the University...

The Sant Pau Memory Unit in the AAIC 2018 – Chicago

The Sant Pau Memory Unit attended the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2018) that was held in Chicago between July 22nd and 26th 2018. This conference, the largest dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease, gathers researchers from all...

Dr. Oriol Dols has received the Doctoral School Ph.D. Special Award

The Universitat Pompeu Fabra has granted the Doctoral School Ph.D. Special Award to the doctoral thesis in Biomedicine performed by Dr. Oriol Dols Icardo, entitled “Assessing the genetic overlap in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia”. This...