While Alzheimer’s disease most often appears in late life, as many as one in 10 people who develop it begin to experience the disease before age 65.
May 19 / 2021
The Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance (TDRA) are pleased to announce a partnership supported by the Temerty Faculty of Medicine to advance our understanding of the links between depression and dementia.
Mar 10 / 2021
Mark Tanz had a vision for combating neurodegenerative diseases and made significant investments in research at the University of Toronto in pursuit of this vision.
Feb 22 / 2021
University of Toronto researchers have uncovered a potentially critical step in associative learning, a process that enables long-term storage of certain memories, especially in conditions of high stress. We are constantly bombarded with information, far in excess of what we can commit to long-term memory. Our brains have therefore evolved a way to only store memories for long periods if the information is important, and this process happens through association.
Feb 8 / 2021