Thursday, July 20, 2017
Washington Post: Research pioneer in cognitive effects of lead on children has died
Herbert Needleman, MD, linked low levels of lead exposure to lower IQ and behavioral problems. His work led to the phasing out of lead from gasoline, paint and other products.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Alzheimer's expert receives 2017 Zaven Khachaturian Award
William Klunk, MD, PhD, was recognized in London for his many contributions to dementia research, including his influential work with amyloid neuroimaging, which is used to diagnose Alzheimer’s.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Pittsburgh-Paris partnership: Sahel links Pitt with three French research institutes
A new agreement will enable collaboration on fundamental research, development of novel therapeutics and clinical trials, with an initial focus on ophthalmology, vision and neuroscience.