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  • Alzheimers Disease

    Music Therapy for Alzheimer's Patients

    March 6, 2013

    Joshua Grill, director of the Sidell-Kagan Alzheimer's Treatment Development Program in the department of neurology, was interviewed March 4 on KPCC 89.3FM's 'Take Two' about an organization that provides Alzheimer's patients with iPods customized with their favorite music.


  • The March 3 Sunday Times (UK) and the March 5 Massachusetts WWLP-Channel 22 reported on a study by neuroscientists and colleagues from the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging showing that in women's brains, the hippocampus, which plays a central role in memory, intelligence and...

  • Alzheimers Disease

    Media Reports on New Risk Gene for Alzheimer's

    March 6, 2013

    Paul Thompson, professor of neurology and psychiatry, and a member of the Imaging Genetics Center, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI), and the Semel Institute, was featured widely regarding his study that discovered a new genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease by...

  • A Feb. 28 column in the Lawyer blog about the benefits of meditation cited a study by researchers at the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging showing that people who meditate have, on average, more folds in the brain's cerebral cortex, which has been linked to improved information...

  • Alzheimers Disease

    Exercise may protect aging brain

    February 27, 2013

    Paul Thompson, professor of neurology and psychiatry, and a member of the Imaging Genetics Center, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI), and the Semel Institute, was quoted in January's AARP Magazine about how exercise, by increasing blood flow, benefits the brain.