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Ultrasound shows promise in mice for treating Alzheimer's.

Dr. Sally Frautschy, Professor of Neurology and a member of Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted in a March 11 Wall Street Journal article about a study that used ultrasound to clear brain plaques and restore memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer's.

When frontotemporal dementia leads to crime-Prosecution or Protection?

Dr. Mario F. Mendez, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Behavioral Neurology Program, was quoted in the Jan. 13 newsletter about people with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) who may commit crimes. A brain disorder, FTD affects regions of the brain that rein in impulsivity and support inhibition and empathy.

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