Evidence indicating human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) and related herpesviruses may contribute to the causation of Alzheimer’s disease was presented in late June in a day-long session of the 11th international HHV-6 Conference, in Quebec City, reports Leslie Norins, MD, PhD, CEO of Alzheimer’s Germ Quest, Inc. (AGQ) who […]
The half-million dollars in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research grants recently announced by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Foundation, and the possibly millions of dollars of “high priority” grants now offered by the National Institute on Aging to study infectious agents in AD, are a “welcome affirmation” of […]
Has any Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patient ever been proven cured spontaneously of the usually fatal disease, without medical intervention? That’s what Alzheimer’s Germ Quest, Inc., wants to find out. They’re offering a $100,000 reward to the physician who provides the best case. Presently there is no curative for AD, […]
Has even one person in the world ever been proven spontaneously cured of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? That’s what Leslie Norins, MD, PhD wants to find out. He is CEO of Alzheimer’s Germ Quest, Inc., which is launching a global search to find a physician who can furnish persuasive proof of […]
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 […]