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Directors' Quarterly for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Patients
- Called a "must have" for activities directors, Activities
Directors' Quarterly is unique in its exclusive focus on practical ideas
and proven strategies to provide quality of life enhancing activities
for Alzheimer's and other dementia patients.
on Aging - Includes many links to caregiver,
practitioner, and research information.
Association - The Alzheimer's Association
is a national voluntary health organization dedicated to research for
the causes, cure, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and to providing
education and support services to Alzheimer's patients, their families
- Alzheimer's and Dementia -
The mission of Alzheimer's & Dementia: Journal of the Alzheimer's Association is to bridge the knowledge gaps across a wide range of bench-to-bedside investigation. The journal publishes the results of studies in: behavior, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, pharmacology, physiology, protein chemistry, neurology, neuropathology, psychiatry, geriatrics, neuropsychology, epidemiology, sociology, health services research, health economics, political science and public policy.
Disease Cooperative Study - The Alzheimer's
Disease Cooperative Study is a consortium of leading Alzheimer's disease
medical research centers providing collaborative investigational clinical
Disease Research (American Health Assistance Foundation)
- AHAF's Alzheimer's Disease Research program was established in 1985
to fund research on and educate the public about Alzheimer's disease.
Contains grants descriptions and public education pages.
Research Forum - A scientific knowledge base on Alzheimer disease, with research news, expert commentaries, and databases for peer-reviewed articles, drugs, research reagents, grants, jobs, conferences, and more.
Society Canada - A not-for-profit Canadian
health organization to help Canadians affected by Alzheimer Disease.
Our mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of
Alzheimer disease and promote the search for a cause and cure for the
Federation for Aging Research - AFAR has helped scientists begin
and further careers in aging research and geriatric medicine. Our mission
is to promote healthier aging through biomedical research.
Technology Ltd. - CTL provides a variety
of ELISPOT products and services for immunology research. These include
ELISPOT analyzers and software, reagents and protocols, cytokine assays,
contract research, wet assay training and plate scanning and analysis
services. CTL also offers consulting in assay design, and upon request,
can assist with the statistical analysis and interpretation of the data.
Web (CANDID - Counselling and Diagnosis in Dementia)
- Includes the home of the Dementia Research Group, "a multi-disciplinary
research group funded by grants, industry, the UK government and charitable
donations carrying a programme of research into dementia in younger
Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
- This site, alzinfo.org, helps Alzheimer's patients, their families,
friends and care givers make sense of the vast resources available.
Built into the site is a geo-search function that allows users to access
the most extensive Alzheimer's-specific databases with information on
doctors, elder law attorneys, senior care centers and more. The site
also features live moderated chats with experts. Message boards are
coming soon to allow users to share information and ask advice of others
in similar situations.
Meta Directory (Hardin MD) - A popular health
portal site for several years, whose purpose is to provide access to
the best lists of Internet sources in health and medicine; recently
cited in a US News article on "Best of the Web: Health"
- Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center - The IADC is a National Institute on Aging funded program whose purpose is to identify persons with probable Alzheimer disease.
for the Study of Aging - ISOA is a biomedical venture philanthropy
whose mission is to catalyze and fund the discovery and development
of new therapies to prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease. Since 1998,
ISOA has committed more than $ 21 million in support of 96 research
projects at leading academic institutions and biotechnology companies
in 8 countries.
- Master degree in Gerontological Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
- A lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decade of the Brain,
and the leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the
brain and nervous system.
on the Internet (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine)
- Edited and maintained by Neil A. Busis, M.D., this is a very large,
searchable index to all internet resources for the neurosciences.
Program of Excellence in Alzheimer's and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases
- Facilitates information exchange on research in neurodegenerative
diseases by informing scientists, individuals, companies, and organizations
of current research activity.
Whole Brain Atlas - Contains a very extensive
neuroimagery library indexed to specific brain diseases and disorders,
including Alzheimer's disease.