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Scientists Around the World Discuss New Alzheimer's Research

New research suggests a link between dementia and reproductive history. An Oregon scientist joined NW12 This Morning to explain what this research means and what scientists are focusing on next.

Posted: Jul. 25, 2018 12:09 PM

CHICAGO, Ill.-- More than 5,200 scientists from around the world are in Chicago for the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). This includes a number of researchers from Oregon Health & Science University.

New research reported at the AAIC suggests a link between dementia and reproductive history. Dr. Allison Lindauer, an assistant professor at the Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center, joined NewsWatch 12 This Morning to explain what this research means and what scientists are focusing on next. 

If you're interested in dementia research at OHSU, you can call the Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center at 503-494-7647. Their research focuses on dementia treatment and prevention. 

The phone number for the Alzheimer’s Association is 1-800-272-3900. This number is a 24/7 number for anyone needing information or support. You can also call the Alzheimer’s Association if you're interested in participating in research. 

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