Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases

Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases

Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases

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We have long known that gut microbiomes—the trillions of organisms composed of bacteria, viruses, and fungi—play an essential role in digestion and help the immune system recognize and attack harmful bacteria. But only recently have researchers discovered that gut microbiomes may also contribute to autoimmune diseases. Laurie Cox, PhD, is spearheading an effort to further investigate the intricate connections between the gut and the brain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tracy Young-Pearse’s lab works on detecting causes of neurodegenerative disorders, with the ultimate goal of identifying novel targets for therapeutic interventions for neurologic diseases. In this video, Young-Pearse reports on progress using stem cell models to research sex differences in the brain, with a particular focus on understanding why women are more likely to confront Alzheimer’s disease.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gov. and Mrs. Romney recently toured the new home of the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases. In this video, they share a sneak peek of the Brigham Building for the Future: one of the most technologically sophisticated patient care and research facilities in the country.


VIDEO ARCHIVE

In a collaboration with NASA, Cynthia Lemere, PhD, is studying how cosmic radiation may affect the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

The Ann Romney Center is one of five beneficiaries of Move for Minds—working to understand women’s brains.

Watch Mrs. Romney and the BWH medical team talk about their vision for the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases.

Join our #50MillionFaces social media campaign to inspire hope, raise awareness, and drive research and cures.

View highlights from the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases launch at Boston’s Citi Wang Theatre.

See how the new Brigham Building for the Future, opening in Fall 2016, will help clinicians and scientists change the future of medicine.

This video puts a human face on Alzheimer’s disease by featuring BWH researchers who are working hard to treat this brain disorder.


PHOTO GALLERY

See photos of all Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases events.