Alzheimer’s Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Stages
| Genetic Literacy Project

For two decades, biotech companies trying to tackle Alzheimer’s disease have had little success. While vaccines have often shown promise for certain patients, they’ve come with devastating side effects for others—brain swelling, for example—because researchers haven’t been able to reliably keep patients’ immune systems from kicking into overdrive when exposed to the vaccines. Now, a four-year old […]

Vericel’s Cell Therapy to Repair and Regenerate Knee Cartilage
| Cutting Edge Cast

Not everyone heading to Atlanta for the Super Bowl is focusing entirely on the big game. Some are turning the spotlight on medical breakthroughs, and harnessing the power of sports to tackle injury. Former pro football player and sportscaster Solomon Wilcots has the play by play on a new cell therapy developed by Vericel to […]

Dr. Siegel: Alzheimer’s Disease — Why Results from a Vaccine and a Test Offer Concrete Reasons for Hope
| Fox News

Today there are new reasons to be hopeful about the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. First, according to research published in Nature Medicine, the disease may be detectable by a blood test 16 years before the onset of symptoms. Such a test, which detects certain proteins that may indicate early stages of the disease, would allow […]