Kind Words (A Sampling)

/Kind Words (A Sampling)
Kind Words (A Sampling) 2019-12-30T15:20:17+00:00

“We certainly do not disregard the possibility of an infectious etiology contributing to this condition.”

Hugh Auchincloss, MD
Deputy Director
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH

“This project spotlights and stimulates an important area of research.”

Dr. Mario Clerici
Professor of Immunology and Immunopathology
Head, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation,
Università degli Studi di Milano
Scientific Director
SM Nascente Scientific Institute, IRCCS

“We are happy that Alzheimer’s Germ Quest is putting emphasis on the microbial connection to Alzheimer’s Disease. The literature contains multiple lines of evidence that a microbial basis with concomitant inflammation is a possibility.”

Prof. Charles Greenblatt and Prof. Benjamin Klein
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Hebrew University, Jerusalem

“Incontrovertible evidence that a herpes virus is a major cause of Alzheimer’s disease is accumulating. This generous award will surely encourage others to aid the long quest to understand and treat this dreadful disease. “

Prof. Ruth F. Itzhaki
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford

“I am very happy to see this additional attention to the role of microbes, which are too often overlooked in Alzheimer’s research.”

Prof. Douglas Kell
Research Chair in Bioanalytical Sciences,
School of Chemistry
and Manchester Institute of Biotechnology,
The University of Manchester

“The Alzheimer’s field awaits a paradigm change; this far-sighted initiative provides a new incentive to researchers to challenge established doctrine and come up with something new.”

Prof Richard Lathe
Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine
University of Edinburgh

“Spirochetes and other microbes seem to be playing important roles in Alzheimer’s. Hopefully, this challenge will stir more interest and more financial support to expand the needed research. “

Judith Miklossy MD, PhD, DSc
Prevention Alzheimer International Foundation
International Alzheimer Research Center
Martigny-Croix, Switzerland

“I am wholeheartedly in support of your project, especially since women develop Alzheimer’s at a higher rate than men.  I’ll be pleased to help in any way I can.”

Kamran S. Moghissi, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ret.)
Wayne State University

“Infections can be subtle in their effects, as with Helicobacter and hepatitis B. That’s why looking for a possible infectious cause is so important in Alzheimer’s disease.”

Sir Gustav Nossal, FRS, AC, CBE

“Visionary. This is the first time anybody has offered a prize like this.  It’s transformative, and will garner tremendous interest among scientists.”

Dr. George Perry
Dean, College of Sciences
Professor of Biology
Semes Chair in Neurobiology
University of Texas-San Antonio

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