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Alzheimer’s Disease Research (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-09-30

Duration: 00:05:55

Subjects: Health | Pennington Biomedical Research Center | Scientific research | Alzheimer's Disease


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Newton, Robert L., Jr. Interviewee


This segment from the September 30, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Dr. Robert L. Newton, Jr. of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the nature of Alzheimer’s disease; the worldwide research into preventing and slowing the disease through lifestyle interventions and pharmaceuticals; the risk factors; and the ongoing studies at Pennington.