Radiolab: The Nun Study's Youngest Sister At age 94, Sister Alberta Sheridan is the youngest sister alive from the Nun Study. Launched by Dr. David Snowdon, this is one of the most in-depth research projects focusing on dementia in the world.
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The Nun Study's Youngest Sister

At age 94, Sister Alberta Sheridan is the youngest sister alive from the so-called Nun Study. Launched by Dr. David Snowdon, this is one of the most in-depth research projects focusing on dementia in the world. Below, visual and audio snapshots from Sister Alberta's life.