Yakeel T. Quiroz received the 2020 MGH Research Scholars award; the MGH Research Scholars program is a philanthropic initiative that provides unrestricted funding for forward-thinking medical researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital for five years.
Dr. Edmarie Guzmán-Vélez was awarded a mentored patient-oriented research center development award (K23) from the National Institute on Aging in the summer of 2019. She will use state-of-the-art neuroimaging techniques
MGH services for Hispanic patients and families with memory disorders: MGH Memory Disorders UnitMGH services for Hispanic patients and families with memory disorders: MGH Memory Disorders Unit
Latinos in Massachusetts and in the USA face many challenges when it comes to receiving quality health care. Not only do language barriers deter Latino patients from seeking help, but
The New York Times: Why Didn’t She Get Alzheimer’s? The Answer Could Hold a Key to Fighting the DiseaseThe New York Times: Why Didn’t She Get Alzheimer’s? The Answer Could Hold a Key to Fighting the Disease
Recently, Dr. Yakeel Quiroz and colleagues published a Nature paper describing an individual who was able to resist Alzheimer’s Disease. A rare mutation in Apolipoprotein E (APOE) may protect against dementia.