Alzheimer’s and the Brain

HUGE THANKS to The Alzheimer’s Association for graciously giving me time with and access to scientists currently researching the disease. You can learn more about them here:

More good links:

Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures [PDF]:

Basics of Alzheimer’s disease. “What it is and what you can do” [PDF]

What is Dementia?

Alzheimer’s disease:

compare causes of death:

brain facts:

cortex thickness:

more on cortex:


VIDEOS: how proteins are formed from DNA


Video of real human brain:

The Alzheimer’s Project (HBO):

I highly recommend this:

Down syndrome:

Alzheimer’s disease risk-factors:

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