Memories “Lost” to Alzheimer’s May Be Retrievable

In a new study, Columbia Psychiatry faculty member Christine Ann Denny, PhD, and colleagues, found that it may be possible to access memories “lost” to Alzheimer’s disease, if their discoveries about memory loss in mice also apply to people with the disease.

The researchers’ findings, published in the journal Hippocampus, have the potential to shift the view of Alzheimer’s as a disease that destroys memories to a disease that disrupts the brain’s ability to recall memories…   READ MORE