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Beeson Scholars Featured for New Alzheimer's Research

Dec 14
2010

Beeson Scholars Featured for New Alzheimer's Research

AFAR is proud to support the work of Randall Bateman, MD, and David Holtzman, MD, through the Paul B. Beeson Career Development Awards in Aging Research Program. In a December 14th New York Times feature, Drs. Bateman and Holtzman are highlighted as part of promising new research on Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The buildup of beta amyloid (Aβ) plaques in the brain has long been associated with AD, but Dr. Bateman wanted to explore the specific mechanics of these amyloids accumulating and clearing. For his 2007 Beeson project, Dr. Bateman compared Aβ metabolism in 30 healthy young adults with…


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