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The funding totaled SEK 2.4 billion in 2020

 

 

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September - World Alzheimer's Month

Read the stories about Alzheimer's research supported by the Foundation. They are about everything from diagnosing Alzheimer's with blood tests before clear symptoms, methods of preventing Alzheimer’s, development of microchips to the mapping of the human body's proteins.

 

Alzheimer's can be influenced by lifestyle changes in some cases

In several studies, Miia Kivipelto physician and professor at Karoliska institutet, has been able to see that 30-40% of Alzheimer's disease is linked to lifestyle factors and other factors that can be influenced. Now she’s looking to see if lifestyle changes, such as physical activity, also can help those who have already contracted Alzheimer's. Meet Wallenberg Clinical Scholar Miia Kivipelto and her patient Roman Szydlowski.