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Saving Minds

Oct 4, 2019

This week Shanti and Elliot talk to Dr. Lary Walker, a research professor at Emory University. They discuss what Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and more have in common.

Sep 11, 2019

This week Shanti and Elliot are joined by Brain Canada's CEO Inez Jabalpurwala. They discuss the wonderful work that Brain Canada has been doing, and the next steps in the search for a cure for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases.

Aug 30, 2019

This week Shanti and Elliot discuss Multiple System Atrophy, prions and how greater understanding of each can help other neurodegenerative diseases.

Aug 22, 2019

This week Shanti is joined by Dr. James Kupiec, Chief Medical Officer at ProMIS Neurosciences. Shanti and Dr. Kupiec do a deep dive on Biomarkers and discuss recent research coming out of AAIC.

Aug 12, 2019

Elliot is back to discuss the TDP43 protein, which has been implicated in the development of a recently discovered form of dementia as well as ALS. Shanti and Elliot talk about why TDP43 is important, and the efforts to neutralize the misfolded protein in the brain before it can destroy brain cells.