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Mar 26, 2018

#SRPrereqs Series on Ageism

Who knew that ageism could affect our genetic expression and reduce the risk of dementia? No one, until Erinn and Tali's hero Professor Levy and her team of rockstar researchers published this study last month. Get ready to #abolishageism and be amazed, #PTfam.

Levy BR, Slade MD, Pietrzak RH, Ferrucci L (2018) Positive age beliefs protect against dementia even among elders with high-risk gene. PLoS ONE 13(2): e0191004.

Relevant Links:

Info on Alzheimer's Disease

More info on Alzheimer's Disease

Our hero, Dr. Becca Levy

For dorks like Erinn, the wikipedia article on Apolipoprotein E

Philadelphia Geriatric Center Morale Scale (PGCMS)

Telephone Interview of Cognitive Status


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