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Houston Study Offers Hope for Slowing the Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease

A drug study being conducted at the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at Houston Methodist Hospital may offer some hope slowing down brain cell deterioration in patients with mild to moderate forms of Alzheimer’s disease. We discuss the research with Nantz Medical Director Dr. Joseph Masdeu, and welcome your questions about caring for loved ones suffering […]

A drug study being conducted at the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at Houston Methodist Hospital may offer some hope slowing down brain cell deterioration in patients with mild to moderate forms of Alzheimer's disease.

We discuss the research with Nantz Medical Director Dr. Joseph Masdeu, and welcome your questions about caring for loved ones suffering from the disease for Rebecca Axline, an advanced practice social worker at the center.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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