Trials & Hopes in the Search for a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Oct 1, 2013

Credit J.J.

In a new five-part series, WCAI senior reporter and editor Sean Corcoran looks at some of the most recent innovations related to finding a cure or preventative for Alzheimer's disease. Sean traveled to labs in San Diego, Boston, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and New York City.  On The Point he talks with Mindy Todd about reporting the series "Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer's Treatments." Dr. Rudy Tanzi, Director, Genetics and Aging Research Unit, MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease & Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, also joins the conversation.