A new study at URI looks into a well-known therapy to help people with Parkinson’s disease regain functional activity.Continue reading "LSVT BIG Study"
Alzheimer’s disease research depends on volunteers to participate in clinical trials to test new potential treatments. If you’re curious about what it means to participate in a trial––whether for yourself or a loved one––we hope you will join us for a “virtual clinical trial” open house and speaking program: Monday, May 20, 2019 URI George […]Continue reading "International Clinical Trials Day"
LIFESTYLE Superfoods for the Gut and Brain Professor Navindra Seeram studies the link between gut and brain health. Are you a responder? Foods rich in polyphenols (see sidebar below) have been shown to help prevent, or even reverse, age-related cognitive decline and neuronal dysfunction. But research by URI Professor Navindra Seeram shows that your gut […]Continue reading "Superfoods for the Gut and Brain"
2020 URI Brain Fair: Saturday, March 21 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Save the date for the fourth annual URI Brain Fair! Details will be posted soon on this page. Highlights from the 2019 URI Brain Fair On March 16, 2019, our third annual URI Brain Fair drew hundreds of kids and adults to […]Continue reading "2019 Brain Fair Highlights"
Join us as we celebrate Brain Week Rhode Island (March 9 – 17) with two great events: Superfoods for a Healthy Gut and Brain Thursday, March 14 • 5:30 p.m. Beaupre Center for Chemical & Forensic Sciences, Room 100 Free and open to the public. No registration required. Nearby parking is in Beaupre lot (13). […]Continue reading "Brain Week Rhode Island"
A novel transgenic rat model may enable better understanding of amyloid buildup in cerebral blood vessels and help researchers gain new insights on cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the Van Nostrand lab.Continue reading "New Transgenic Model enables CAA and Alzheimer’s research"
A study is underway at URI to assess how technology could help people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers more easily access relevant nutrition informationContinue reading "Parkinson’s Nutrition Study"
Alzheimer’s Prevention Registries are databases containing the contact information, and sometimes limited medical information, for individuals willing to consider participating in trials that are designed to prevent (as opposed to treat) the disease. These trials may involve lifestyle interventions, such as exercise or diet modifications, or medications. Participation in a trial is not a requirement […]Continue reading "What is a prevention registry?"