Philanthropic support led to a breakthrough in detecting Alzheimer’s disease early: a simple, noninvasive eye exam to detect Alzheimer’s disease up to two decades before it becomes symptomatic.
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.
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