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MUSC Research Could Lead to Alzheimer's Treatmentnew

If researchers find a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in the next decade, it might be because of a recent study conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Mark S. Kindy, an MUSC professor, was the lead investigator in a study that focused on cathepsin B (also known as CatB), an enzyme that has been shown to generate brain plaque.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  04-13-2012  |  Policy Issues

Chicago's Museum of Holography Could Soon Be Out on the Curbnew

Loren Billings lives out her days amid her memories at Chicago's Museum of Holography. But thanks to three mysterious "friends" and a million-dollar loan approved by Illinois state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, she could soon be on the curb.
Chicago Reader  |  Ling Ma  |  02-12-2009  |  Art

Stefan Merrill Block Makes Peace with a Family Cursenew

In the tradition of James Joyce, who abandoned his native Ireland at a young age but could never stop writing about it, Block is a 26-year-old wunderkind who got to the brink of fame in his new residence of Brooklyn, New York, by ruminating on his Texas roots.
Dallas Observer  |  Ben Westhoff  |  05-05-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Memory Servednew

Groundbreaking Alzheimer's program at the Morris Museum of Art gives back to patients what the disease so cruelly took -- their past.
Metro Spirit  |  Stacey Hudson  |  07-03-2007  |  Science

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