Alzheimer’s Disease

UM Gets Federal Grant To Study Alzheimer's The University of Miami has been awarded a four-year grant to identify the genetic risks of Alzheimer's disease.
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1On Tuesday, the state's record-setting, $77 billion election-year budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease EarlyThere isn’t a cure for Alzheimer’s, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it’s caught early.
UM Becoming Major Player In Brain ResearchThe University of Miami is becoming a major player in fighting brain-related diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
New Test May Help Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer's DiseaseWith more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, doctors say it’s critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible.
Miami Tower To Turn Purple Saturday NightPurple lights will illuminate the Miami Tower Saturday night to generate awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Miami Alzheimer's Patient Found The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said a 79-year-old Miami man that wandered away from a medical office, Monday was found safe.
Ft. Lauderdale Elderly Man LocatedFort Lauderdale police have located a man they were searching for after he wandered off from an apartment complex.
Focus on South Florida: Brain BanksBrain banks are changing the way doctors are treating patients. At the University of Miami, brain tissue is studied at the Brain Endowment Bank and sent to researchers worldwide. We focus on the work done there, and how it helps unlock the mysteries of diseases like Alzheimer's.
Report: Florida Second In U.S. For Number Of Alzheimer's CasesIn Florida's battle against Alzheimer's, the disease is winning, according to a new report.
Viewing Held For Former UM Baseball Coach Ron FraserLoved one and fans paid their respects to former University of Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser.
Funeral Arrangements Set For Former UM Coach Ron FraserFuneral arrangements for legendary former University of Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser have been set by the family after the man affectionately known as “The Wizard of College Baseball,” died over the weekend at the age of 79.