#83 Alex Ille on Alzheimer's Disease

#83 Alex Ille on Alzheimer's Disease

Alexander Ille, the Director of the Genome Cure Organization, joins me on this podcast episode. He received a Bachelors of Science from University of Waterloo and is currently a graduate student at D'Youville College, actively participating in genetic research. He also wrote a book, “Aging and Disease. How We Can Stop It

Alex founded the Genome Cure Organization in 2016 and is enthusiastic about genomic research and its medical implications. This mission of his organization is to push towards finding cures for a multitude of diseases through the advancement of gene therapy and gene editing.

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On This Episode We Discuss:

  • Hereditary component of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease in the populations and how many people affected
  • Treatment options for people with Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Genome Cure Organization’s efforts to make a difference in the Alzheimer’s Disease community
  • Recent research published about Alzheimer's
  • The process of researching new treatments and a potential cure
    • Length of phases
    • Funding required
  • Key players/institutions in the research
  • Current clinical trials
  • Ways the public can get involved

Learn more about Genome Cure Organization on their website and Instagram.


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