Dr. Samuel Gandy is a professor of neurology, psychiatry, and Alzheimer's disease research at Mount Sinai Hospital. He is also associate director of the Mount Sinai Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and chairman emeritus of the National Medical and Scientific Advisory Council of the Alzheimer's Association.
Dr. Gandy is an international expert in the metabolism of the amyloid proteins that clog the brain in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer’s starts in one area and spreads all over the brain, like an infection. Does this mean that it's possible to develop a vaccine?
Amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles inside the brain are the best explanation we have for how Alzheimer’s develops.
Mental decline, on some level, is inseparable from aging. With more people living longer, does this mean everyone will eventually get Alzheimer’s?