Recently Approved Research Projects
by Kaiser Permanente Research Team, Elizabeth McGlynn, Executive Director
The Impact of COVID-19 on physical, mental, and social health outcomes; Genome-wide study of bloodstream infection; Statin treatment and incident Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; Molecular markers of severe mental illness; Characterization of the Shared Genetic Basis of Dementia Cancer; The association of e-cigerette use and health care utilization, cardiovascular disease, pulmonary outcomes, and COVID-19.
Memory Loss: What is Normal Aging?
by Neurologist Sharon Sha, MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
Is this Normal Aging? Is this Dementia? Is this Alzheimer's? These terms are defined along with the progression of Normal Aging to Mild Cognitive Impairment, to Dementia.
Participants in Alzheimer’s study regain
memory and thinking skills after study ends
By Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
In August of 2020, researchers from Novartis and Banner Alzhei