Open Access Review Article

Developing a Modern Mythology for Alzheimer’s Disease

Mario D Garrett*

San Diego State University, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: June 20, 2019;  Published Date: June 26, 2019


When Alois Alzheimer identified plaques and tangles in the brain of 45-year-old Auguste Deter as the possible cause of her dementia this observation quickly became enshrined as a new disease: Alzheimer’s disease. Today Alzheimer’s disease attracts the third most funded research in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) [1].

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