18 episodes

Dr. Elliot Goldstein and Shanti Skiffington discuss the future of medicine for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases with the world's leading researchers.

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Dr. Elliot Goldstein and Shanti Skiffington discuss the future of medicine for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases with the world's leading researchers.

    Episode 18 – Dr. Sharon Cohen Deconstructs the Aducanumab Data From CTAD

    Episode 18 – Dr. Sharon Cohen Deconstructs the Aducanumab Data From CTAD

    This week Shanti and Elliot talk to Dr. Sharon Cohen, director of Toronto Memory Program. They discuss the recent news surrounding aducanumab, as well as Dr. Cohen's recent trip to CTAD.

    • 32 min
    Episode 17 – The Data Behind Biogen's Recent Decision with Dr. James Kupiec

    Episode 17 – The Data Behind Biogen's Recent Decision with Dr. James Kupiec

    This week Shanti and Elliot discuss the data behind Biogen's recent decision to revive their Aducanumab study.

    • 18 min
    Episode 16 – In the news: Biogen and Neuroinflammation with Dr. Johanne Kaplan

    Episode 16 – In the news: Biogen and Neuroinflammation with Dr. Johanne Kaplan

    This week Shanti and Johanne discuss the recent news coming out of Biogen and how Neuroinflammation relates to Alzheimer's.

    • 13 min
    Episode 15 – Protein Misfolding Diseases with Dr. Lary Walker

    Episode 15 – Protein Misfolding Diseases with Dr. Lary Walker

    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.

    • 17 min
    Episode 14 – Finding Treatment for Alzheimer's and Other Diseases with Brain Canada's Inez Jabalpurwala

    Episode 14 – Finding Treatment for Alzheimer's and Other Diseases with Brain Canada's Inez Jabalpurwala

    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.

    • 20 min
    Episode 13 – Understanding Multiple System Atrophy, Prions and Neuron Death

    Episode 13 – Understanding Multiple System Atrophy, Prions and Neuron Death

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

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

GirlGoneRage ,

Wonderful!

I have always been fascinated with Alzheimer’s, and this podcast manages to break it down into layman’s terms, while maintaining professionalism.
Such an amazing podcast on such a scary topic.

Vick_Binx ,

Understanding Alzheimer’s and treatments

Very clear and informative. Great podcast to understand symptoms, causes, and treatments for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

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