Microbes may be responsible for the deterioration in brain function seen years after participation in football, boxing, soccer and other contact sports, and in soldiers who survive blast injuries, asserts Leslie Norins, M.D., Ph.D. in his new “Beehive Theory.” His formulation was recently published in the peer-reviewed medical journal, […]
The Alzheimer’s Germ theory is picking up speed. In an article by former deputy editor of the New York Times Editorial Board and former editor of Science Times Phil Boffey and published by the The Dana Foundation Boffey gives credence to […]
New government research grant funds targeted at infectious agents will accelerate investigations into the possible roles of germs in triggering or promoting Alzheimer’s disease”, says Leslie Norins, MD, PhD, CEO of Alzheimer’s Germ Quest, Inc.
The new monies were made known to scientists through a Funding Opportunity Announcement […]
NIA Advisory Council deems Alzheimer’s microbes an “Approved Concept” to receive research grant funds
At its most recent meeting the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA), which advises NIH’s National Institute of Aging, took official note of the accumulated and expanding number of research reports that microbes may be playing an important role in the etiology of Alzheimer’s disease by elevating that topic to […]
We are very pleased to announce that the two $50,000 seed grants we funded through the IDSA Foundation have been awarded!
These innovative researchers will work to investigate the potential link between an infectious agent and Alzheimer’s Disease. We are encouraged by the pioneering spirit of all the applicants and […]
Alzheimer’s Germ Quest has joined the ACT-AD coalition for accelerating development of Alzheimer’s disease therapies, reports Dr. Leslie Norins
Alzheimer’s Germ Quest, Inc., has become a member of the national coalition Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease, announces Leslie Norins, MD, PhD, CEO of Alzheimer’s Germ Quest.
Familiarly known as ACT-AD, the coalition is a group of more than 50 national organizations, chaired by the Alliance for Aging Research. The coalition’s mission is making the […]
In early February 2019, the prestigious DANA Foundation, a private philanthropic organization committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential, published the online article “Finding Links Between Microbes and Alzheimer’s Disease.”
Video topics include microbes in the brain, the role of plaques and inflammation, possible evidence of transmittal, infections that can take years […]
The recent online article in New Scientist, “We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it,” by Debora MacKenzie is fueling many discussions around the internet and within the infectious disease research industry. These conversations discuss the results of research by Cortexyme that a new drug to […]