Episode 76

Published on:

28th Nov 2023

Alzheimer's Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments | Dr. David Carr

Dr. Carr is a Professor of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Neurology at Washington University at St. Louis. Dr. Carr is a clinician in the Memory Diagnostic Center and Geriatric Assessment Clinic at WU where he maintains an outpatient consulting practice in dementia and geriatric care. He is involved in Alzheimer’s Disease drug trials and was the site PI in the GRADUATE trial and the Green Memory Trial in the WU Alzheimer’s Treatment Unit. He has been and/or currently is a principal investigator or co-investigator on research, national guidelines, and/or educational initiatives related to Alzheimer's and/or medical conditions and driving with funding through NIA, NEI, and Missouri Department of Transportation. He also has been active in consulting work with NHTSA, TIRF, University of Toronto, Medscape, UpToDate and the American Geriatric Society. He has been the primary author or co-author on over 100 peer review manuscripts and chapters, most related to older drivers.


In this episode we discuss:

  • How to reduce risk of alzheimers
  • Why you should care about azlheimers in your 30s
  • How much alcohol is safe for your brain
  • How to improve your memory for the long term

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