Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

Alzheimer’s

Path to Prevention

The insidious nature of Alzheimer’s disease — with onset starting many years before symptoms appear — has reinforced the sense that it strikes at random, without warning or recourse. However, hope exists, with a growing number of experts arguing that the course of the disease can be changed, provided it is diagnosed early enough.

Joint Venture

Investigators from two Cedars-Sinai departments have joined forces to study immune responses in Alzheimer’s disease. As an added benefit, both scientists work on the same floor of the new Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion

Q+A with Keith L. Black, MD

Why early detection is so important to fighting Alzheimer’s—and how a simple eye test may be the solution. Read On