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Read the latest news about the use of biomarkers in research on Alzheimer's prevention.

04 Sep | 2020

Marc Suárez-Calvet is awarded an ERC Starting Grant to identify age-related blood factors as a therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease

The research, endowed with nearly 1.5 milion euros, will provide a new therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease, in which age is the most important risk factor

07 Aug | 2020

BBRC presents more than 20 studies at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2020

The most prominent congress dedicated to Alzheimer's research has been held completely virtual

03 Aug | 2020

Proximity to parental age at onset of Alzheimer's indicates an increased risk of developing the disease in women

The study also points out that, with age, people who have experienced episodes of anxiety or depression in the past have increased hippocampal atrophy

18 May | 2020

BBRC starts a new study on the relationship between insomnia and Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Oriol Grau explains the goals of the study Alfa Sleep, which will start over the next months.

25 May | 2020

Air pollution causes damage to brain areas linked to Alzheimer's

BBRC researchers have detected that people most exposed to air pollution have greater brain atrophy and less cortical thickness in specific areas of the brain that are affected in Alzheimer's disease.

04 Mar | 2020

American philanthropists invest 2M euros to diagnose the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease through a blood test

The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation funds the research, thanks to donations from Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and several other philanthropists.

28 Jan | 2020

“The Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant allowed me to come back to Barcelona and to clinical research”

Dr Marc Suárez-Calvet explains his experience and the current stage of the project that he has led with European funding

16 Jan | 2020

BBRC presented data from the ALFA study at CTAD

Alzforum reports on the presentations exposed by José Luis Molinuevo and other researchers at the 12th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease conference

07 Jan | 2020

New study finds changes in brain structure and cognition in people with insomnia

The research opens the door to a new line of research that will analyze the relationship between sleep quality and Alzheimer’s risk