Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer's Disease Research Institute

The Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute conducts basic and translational research to better understand Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The goal of the institute is to understand the root cause of Alzheimer’s disease and find ways to hopefully prevent and cure it. The institute promotes cross-institutional, interdisciplinary research efforts, and it seeks to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and to mobilize people from the public and private sectors to help fight it.

News

For Women, Greater Exposure to Estrogen in Life May Protect Brain Regions That Are Vulnerable to Alzheimer’s

November 3, 2021

The drop in estrogen levels that occurs with menopause brings declines in the volumes of “gray matter,” the cellular matter of the brain, in key brain regions that are also...
Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine - June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017

Awards, honors, prizes and achievements for the month of June.

Events

Oct 19, 2022
8:30am to 9:30am
Neurology Grand Rounds