Two major genetic studies on Alzheimer's disease have yielded new information about the debilitating and elusive illness. We talk with Bay Area doctors and health advocates about the significance of the findings. How far away are we from a cure?
A Step Closer to Curing Alzheimer's?
Douglas Rosenberg, philanthropist and trustee at the Ellen and Douglas Rosenberg Foundation
Dale Bredesen, founding president and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and adjunct professor at the Department of Neurology at UCSF
Bill Fisher, CEO of the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada
Gina Kolata, science reporter for The New York Times