CART in the News

Amid Setbacks In Field, Boston Alzheimer's Researcher Forges Ahead With Immunotherapy Trials
WBUR. February 1, 2018.
Dr. Reisa Sperling discusses the future of clinical trials with WBUR.

The Surprising Effects of Loneliness on Health
The New York Times. December 11, 2017.
Dr. Nancy Donovan explains the effects of loneliness on cognition.

$70 Million Alzheimer’s Grant Funds New Effort
The San Diego Union-Tribune. December 11, 2017.
Dr. Reisa Sperling, along with Dr. Paul Aisen of USC San Diego and Dr. Ronald Petersen from Mayo Clinic, received a $70 million grant from the NIH to advance clinical trials for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

JP Observer: Community People Participate in Alzheimer’s Studies
Jamaica Plain Gazette. November 25, 2017.
Written by one of CART’s wonderful participants, the article describes the CART mission and purpose in the Boston community.

New Study Aims at Sopping Alzheimer’s Before It Starts
Dear Abby. April 21, 2017.
In a heartfelt letter to Dear Abby, Dr. Reisa Sperling provides a glimmer of hope to those affected by Alzheimer’s disease: an exciting prevention trial.

Plotting the Demise of Alzheimer’s Disease
The Harvard Gazette. April 4, 2017.
Our directors, Dr. Reisa Sperling and Dr. Dorene Rentz, on the future of Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment.

The New Offensive on Alzheimer’s Disease: Stop it Before It Starts
Newsweek. February 16, 2017.

Dr. Reisa Sperling describes the latest in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease and how prevention may be the key to ending this diagnosis.

It's Your Health with Lisa Davis interviews Dr. Jonathan Jackson, Instructor in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital
It's Your Health with Lisa Davis. March 2017.
It's Your Health with Lisa Davis interviews Dr. Jonathan Jackson, Instructor in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, about health disparities around Alzheimer’s disease for Black Americans and some of the barriers to access new therapies, as well as the importance of participating in research to find improved treatments.

The New Offensive on Alzheimer’s Disease: Stop it Before it Starts
Newsweek. February 16, 2017.
This aggressive attempt to prevent Alzheimer’s rather than treating it is the most exciting new development in decades, as well as a radical departure for researchers and the pharmaceutical industry.

Blood test for Alzheimer’s disease still years away
The Boston Globe. March 11, 2014.
Blood test for Alzheimer’s disease still years away.

Blood Test Might Predict Who Will Develop Alzheimer’s
The Today Show. March 10, 2014.
Dr. Howard Federoff and co-investigator Dr. Amrita Cheema have developed a blood test that might predict who will develop Alzheimer’s.

New Study Will Test Possibility of Preventing Alzheimer's
Cape and Islands NPR Station. October 4, 2013.
One of the most significant Alzheimer's drug studies in history is about to begin in Boston.

Test of Alzheimer’s Drug Gets Large Federal Grant
The New York Times. September 18, 2013.
Announcement of a federal clinical trial that could lead to a treatment that prevents Alzheimer's Disease.