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Saving Memories

Saving Memories Ansh Bhammar (left) spent a couple of summers during high school as a recreational therapy volunteer at a VA hospital in his native Boston. He specifically worked with Alzheimer’s patients, engaging them in a range of activities: playing catch, taking walks, reading, doing puzzles. “Working with veterans, I would hear some incredible stories,”… Read more »


How can we stop Alzheimer’s in its tracks?

How can we stop Alzheimer’s in its tracks? Michela Gallagher, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, and her team have adapted an unlikely medication, originally used to treat epileptic seizures, that appears to improve memory impairment in a phase of Alzeimer’s disease that occurs at least a decade before the earliest… Read more »


Slow Down!

Johns Hopkins University Arts & Sciences Magazine, Fall 2015