Mona Peck has unwaveringly tended to her husband for the last eight years as he confronted Alzheimer’s disease — an effort aided by IU researchers developing programs to deliver assistance and bolster confidence.
Over the last 25 years, hundreds of clinical trials for drugs treating Alzheimer’s disease have failed. As the field takes stock, a team at IU School of Medicine hunts for new targets—and hope for patients.
Dave Roberts backs drivers who push a car to the limit to take a checked flag. Now, he and his wife are supporting researchers at IU School of Medicine as they speed up searching for ways to halt Alzheimer’s disease.
Peer Baekgaard defied death during World War II. Yet Alzheimer’s disease was a foe he couldn’t outrun. Now, Barbara Baekgaard and her family are helping the IU School of Medicine make it a fight patients can win.