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Podcast: Can we cure Alzheimer’s Disease?

Aaron Carroll • 8/14/18

Podcast: Can we cure Alzheimer’s Disease?

In collaboration with Indiana University School of Medicine, the Healthcare Triage podcast has returned. We’re starting this series off talking to Dr. Liana Apostolova about Alzheimer’s disease. What is Alzheimer’s disease? How is it treated? What’s the most promising line of research? All this and more on the Healthcare Triage podcast.

The Healthcare Triage podcast is a spinoff of the award-winning Healthcare Triage YouTube series, which is hosted by me, Dr. Aaron E. Carroll. Healthcare Triage explains health care policy and medical research and answers a lot of other questions people may have about medicine, health and health care.

This episode of the Healthcare Triage podcast is presented in association with IU School of Medicine, whose mission is to advance health in the state of Indiana and beyond by promoting innovation and excellence in education, research and patient care.

Learn more about Alzheimer’s research on the IU School of Medicine website.

You can also find the podcast in all the usual places, like iTunes and Soundcloud.

Photo: Dr. Liana Apostolova of IU School of Medicine with her patient, Mary Estrada. Estrada, who lost her mother to Alzheimer’s disease, was recently diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s. (Tim Yates/IU School of Medicine)

Author

Aaron Carroll

Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Carroll is a Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Research Mentoring at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he is also Director of the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Comparative Effectiveness Research. His research focuses on the study of information technology to improve pediatric care and health care policy including physician malpractice, the pharmaceutical industry and physician relationship, and health care reform. In addition to his scholarly activities, Dr. Carroll has written for CNN, Bloomberg News, the JAMA Forum, and the Wall Street Journal. He has co-authored three popular books debunking medical myths, has a popular YouTube show called Healthcare Triage, and is a regular contributor to The New York Times’ The Upshot.