Neurobiology of Aging Archives
How arterial “stiffness” may impair cognition
Jan. 24, 2023—New findings from Vanderbilt neurologists suggest that cardiovascular disease may increase the spaces surrounding blood vessels in the brain and lead to cognitive decline.
Alzheimer’s risk factor and cognition
Nov. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers found that a protein with roles in innate immunity worsens memory at baseline in carriers of APOE-e4, the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, further implicating neuroinflammation in cognitive decline.
Vitamin C protects brain from seizures
Nov. 8, 2018—Brain ascorbate — vitamin C — is important for protecting the brain against seizures and cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease.
Probing the pathology of impaired cognition
Oct. 25, 2018—Detecting the neuropathology underlying cognitive impairment by lead to new targeted therapies.