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Dear Friends and Colleagues – I can’t say it’s been a great year. It’s been a year of reckoning and hard truths, of exhaustion and burnout. We’ve all been working doubly hard to meet the demands of the moment – in our workplaces, in our communities, and in our families. But our collective work on...
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  During Hispanic Heritage Month, we have been featuring researchers, civil rights leaders, and people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias on UsAgainstAlzheimers’ (UsA2) Twitter and Facebook accounts. Today we want to feature one of the youngest members on our team working to address Alzheimer’s in Latino communities. Sofia Natalia Arraut is a paid intern with...
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Drug development is a complex process of exploration that calls on researchers to work together to blaze new trails in science. Using cutting-edge technologies and methods, drug discovery can lead to major breakthroughs against diseases that afflict millions of families, from Alzheimer’s to cancer. Right now, the field is focused on addressing the COVID-19 coronavirus...
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April is National Minority Health Month, and it presents a good opportunity for all of us to reflect on the numerous challenges and injustices communities of color face when it comes to healthcare in the U.S. For example, African Americans and Latinos are at higher risk than non-Hispanic whites for some of our country’s most...
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