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Tanz Centre Findings May Help Detect Young-Onset Alzheimer’s

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

Temerty-Tanz-TDRA Initiative

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

In Memoriam: Mark Tanz (1931-2021)

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

Long-Term Memories May Depend on Key Brain Receptors: U of T Study

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