Prime of life brain disease
Neurodegeneration is not just a disease that strikes the elderly. There is a spectrum of brain diseases that often onset in the 50’s and 60’s when people may have family responsibilities, careers and active lives. Half of all neurodegeneration under age 65 involves these diseases (NIH).
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CurePSP uses technology to reach as many people as possible. The webinars sponsored by CurePSP are free and are an easy way to learn about the most current information on how to manage the symptoms of the disease(s) and results of current research efforts.
About Our Research
CurePSP has a comprehensive plan and program for pursuing research that may ultimately find treatment and cure for PSP and other prime of life neurodegenerative diseases. Research is now showing that all neurodegeneration is likely linked by common pathology, so that our research may eventually unlock the secrets of more-common illnesses like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
CurePSP has supported more than 170 research studies since its founding in 1990 primarily in progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), corticobasal degeneration (CBD) and multiple system atrophy (MSA). This effort continues today with several important ongoing projects.
CurePSP produces a number of events that are of interest to researchers, physicians and allied professionals. These bring together leading professionals from around the world for stimulating programs and presentations and informal networking.
Upcoming Featured Event - Southwest Family Conference
CurePSP Family Conferences bring people together, creating community when outside social opportunities may be shrinking. They are an excellent place to meet others going through this journey, and share thoughts and ideas, and hear from specialists and experts on management and progression