Hot Topic: Alzheimer’s Disease

Four essays address the Hot Topic of Alzheimer's Disease. Please contribute your comments at the end of each essay, or send your own essay to editor@evmedreview.com. After solanezumab – where does Alzheimer’s disease research go from here?  Jeremy Taylor provides an...

Environmental Smoke in Alzheimer’s Disease

Caleb E. Finch Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and Dornsife College, University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA     Environmental influences on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are under appreciated. The 25-year search for AD genes has clearly shown that...

The Aβ story: rehabilitation of a bad boy

[See all posts on this Hot Topic] Robert D. Moir Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Mass General Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease; Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA    ...

Antibiotics as panacea, or as opening Pandora’s box?

Welcome to HOT TOPIC, Evmedreview’s latest special feature of compelling, in-depth articles from major voices in the field of evolutionary medicine, highlighting urgent problems in the world of medicine today that evolutionary medicine has either identified, or upon...

New Evolution and Medicine Program at University of Münster

12 PhD positions available in the new Research Training Group “Evolutionary Processes in Adaptation and Disease” (EvoPAD): PhD projects in Biology, Medicine, and Philosophy Start: 1st April 2017. 3-year positions (TV-L E13 65 %) The new DFG-funded Research Training...

Can gut microbes cause Parkinson’s disease?

Readers of Evmedreview are becoming used to the idea that the bugs you have in your gut can influence the way your brain develops, and can change your behaviour. But several recent papers are implicating the gut microbiome in the development and exacerbation of...