Find updates on the work of our researchers here, as well as news about recent advances in Alzheimer's science, funding and awareness.

Cure Alzheimer’s Research Consortium Members Rudy Tanzi and Sam Gandy Say Exercise is Key

Exercise and stimulation of the brain may help ward off Alzheimer's disease, according to Dr. Tanzi and Dr. Gandy, both Cure Alzheimer's Fund Research Consortium members who were recently quoted in an article in the AARP Bulletin.

ABC News Quotes Cure Alzheimer's Fund President and CEO Tim Armour on Obama Administration Announcement

Upon the announcement that the Obama administration will put $156 million toward Alzheimer’s research within the next two years, ABC news covered the story and quoted Cure Alzheimer’s President and CEO Tim Armour:

“Alzheimer’s threatens to bankrupt our health care system, affect the quality of care provided to patients and mature into one of the worst health care crises our nation has ever seen,” Armour said.

Obama Administration Makes Alzheimer’s Research Top Priority

Findings from Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Help Drive the Alzheimer’s Initiative

“Alzheimer’s takes a devastating toll on millions of Americans,” said Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services. “It’s a very important health issue. The time for bold action is right now.”

Third Annual Running 4 Answers Road Race

On Saturday morning, April 28, co-founders Carolyn Mastrangelo and Barbara Geiger will hold the third annual Running 4 Answers fundraiser on the tree-lined streets of historic Roseland and Essex Fells, N.J. This four-mile race/two-mile fun run/walk brings families together to honor loved ones whom they have lost to Alzheimer’s and helps raise money toward finding a cure. The event is sanctioned by USATrack & Field–New Jersey.

New Studies Affirm Tau's Infectious Spread

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund a Longtime Supporter of Tau Research

by Rudy Tanzi

Dr. Tanzi Featured Expert on Alzheimer’s Genome Project™ on

Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, chairman of the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Research Consortium, is now featured on the Discovery Channel-based website Tanzi provides answers to numerous questions posed by Curiosity with the intention of informing the public about Alzheimer’s disease and the Alzheimer’s Genome Project™.

To see some of the answers to today’s most pressing questions about Alzheimer’s, click here.

Two Sides to Abeta

For the last 27 years, Abeta, a fatty protein that is created in the brain, has been identified as the leading cause of Alzheimer’s disease. As a result, the majority of efforts aimed at developing a cure have targeted Abeta as the enemy. But recent studies have indicated that simply wiping out Abeta in the brain is not the solution.

Maria Pugliese’s El Cruce de los Andes Run 2/2/2012

At age 28, Maria Pugliese may not be able to move mountains, but she certainly made an impact when she ran 60 miles across the Andes Mountains and raised more than $3,000 for Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.

Alzheimer’s Disease: The Science

Cover photo: Alzheimer’s Disease: The ScienceWorld renowned researcher Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D., and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund founder and Chairman Jeff Morby have authored this definitive update on the status of the race to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Tanzi to Receive Chopra Foundation Award

Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, chairman of Cure Alzheimer's Fund Research Consortium, will be receiving The Chopra Foundation's 2012 Spirit of Rustum Roy Award for “making major contributions to the scientific understanding of consciousness and helping to move humanity towards a just, sustainable, healthy and peaceful world.”

Dr. Tanzi, along with two others, will be awarded in March by Dr. Deepak Chopra of The Chopra Foundation.