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By Seggane Musisi, Stanley Jacobson

The proposed e-book relies at the workshop "Brain Degenerations and rising psychological healthiness demanding situations in Sub-Saharan Africa" which used to be held in Kampala, Uganda, on February 1-3, 2012. The individuals will current snapshots of dementia in addition to pediatric and grownup mind harm inside of a in particular African context. subject matters addressed comprise, yet will not be restricted to, HIV/AIDS, malaria, dietary and nutrition deficiencies, environmental toxicity and Alzheimer's affliction. The inspiration has been licensed by way of the editors of the Advances in Experimental medication and Biology for inclusion within the series.

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Alzheimers Dement. 2011;7:e84–93. 28. Gurland BJ, Wilder DE, Lantigua R, Stern Y, Chen J, Killeffer EH, Mayeux R. Rates of dementia in three ethnoracial groups. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 1999;14:481–93. 29. Potter GG, Plassman BL, Burke JR, Kabeto MU, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ, Rogers MA, Steffens DC. Cognitive performance and informant reports in the diagnosis of cognitive impairment and dementia in African Americans and whites. Alzheimers Dement. 2009;5:445–53. Q. Trojanowski et al. 30. Clark CM, DeCarli C, Mungas D, Chui HI, Higdon R, Nunez J, Fernandez H, Negron M, Manly J, Ferris S, et al.

Note the normal appearance of the pigment in the substantia nigra of a 70 year old patient without disease (left), versus the marked loss of pigmentation in the substantia nigra pars compacta (right) (From Jacobson and Marcus [17]. Courtesy of Dr. Thomas Smith University of Massachusetts Department of Neurology) Case Six: Parkinson’s’ Disease (Fig. 10, Modified from Marcus and Jacobson [25]) A 50 year old male developed a sense of fatigue and stiffness and lack of control of his left arm. He had a problem in writing and moving his leg.

S. Senate Committee on Aging in 2009 [38]. The Penn CADC would comprise a number of interacting teams, each of which would include both research and clinical components. With an executive/administrative committee as its hub, the teams would address issues related to: training; clinical care; healthy brain aging; genetics; biomarkers; neuropathology; neuroimaging; data management, computational modeling, and biostatistics; drug discovery; integration of care; health policy, comparative, and cost effectiveness; and outreach, education, and dissemination.

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