it’s pretty awesome how one medical researcher is using social media and online tools to conduct major research.
“Before we can discover new treatments for brain-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, we need to understand the human genetic blueprint – DNA – that determines how the brain works in healthy individuals,” said said. “Then we will be better equipped to develop new medicines and therapies for individuals with brain disorders.” Read more here.
anyone ages 18 to 80 can take the 10-minute online memory test. the test will be used to gather clues into cognition and find subjects for a Phase II clinical trial to determine how people’s memory changes as they age and whether there are lifestyle choices that might lead to clues into Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders. My results were kinda scary.