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Cows With Human Antibodies/ Alzheimer's Update

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Cows With Human Antibodies/ Alzheimer's Update

Cows With Human Antibodies/ Alzheimer's Update

Cows With Human Antibodies/ Alzheimer's Update

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:

James Robl
* President and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), Hematech
* Westport, Connecticut

Robert Wilson
* Professor, Neuropsychology
* Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center
* Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
* Chicago, Illinois

Douglas Galasko, M.D.
* Professor, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego
* Staff Physician, VA San Diego Healthcare System
* San Diego, California

Researchers reported this week that elderly people with symptoms of depression may be more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than older people who aren't depressed. In this hour, we'll talk about the latest Alzheimer's research, including current treatment and diagnosis. Plus, cloned cows that produce human antibodies—will this be a new way to produce drugs?