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International registry of people with Down syndrome and coronavirus

International registry of people with Down syndrome and coronavirus

The Alzheimer-Down Unit (Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation and Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau) participates in an international registry of people with Down syndrome affected by the coronavirus COVID-19 infection. This registry is powered by the Scientific...

Estrella Morenas defends her Doctoral Thesis

Estrella Morenas defends her Doctoral Thesis

Estrella Morenas has defended today her Doctoral Thesis entitled “Multimodal biomarkers studies in the continuum Dementia with Lewy bodies – Alzheimer’s disease“. The academical act of defense of her doctoral thesis has taken place at the...

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III Symposium of the DEGESCO Consortium

III Symposium of the DEGESCO Consortium

On May 16th, the III Symposium of the DEGESCO Consortium on Dementia Genetics will be held in Málaga, in the context of the VI Málaga Alzheimer Conference, sponsored by CIBERNED and the Andalusian Institute of Neuroscience. During the DEGESCO symposium, the ongoing...

Is obesity a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease?

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...