Arizona leads the way in Alzheimer’s research, new research programs announced during Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
By Emily Richardson
Earlier this year the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicted that the burden of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) in the United States is expected to double by 2060. It is predicted that Arizona has the second highest growth-rate of of Alzheimer’s disease, with cases expected to climb to 200,000 by 2025.
Having multiple Alzheimer’s research centers & programs, some would say Arizona is at the forefront of researching the disease. To help slow the progression of ADRD, multiple organizations have grown their research projects. One is Sonora Quest Laboratory.
The Arizona based integrated laboratory system recently announced a partnership with uMETHOD, a company offering a precision-medicine engine for chronic diseases, to help offer the first platform for Alzheimer’s based on advanced artificial intelligence called RestoreU.
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