AAIC 2017 Research Update: Stress raises risk of Alzheimer’s for African Americans

By July 17, 2017 In the News

An important presentation by UCI MIND’s Dr. Maria Corrada, delivered on July 16 at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London, has generated substantial media attention.

The presentation discussed results of a joint study between UCI and Kaiser Permanente researchers, which demonstrated that the increased risk for dementia among African Americans compared to whites known to occur in “younger old ages” persists in people in their 90’s.

To read more about this and other work presented at the conference on the risk for dementia among African Americans,

click here.