On a hot afternoon in late summer 2010, a man in his 30s drove an all-​terrain vehicle on an unpaved path. He was doing nearly 40 miles per hour on rough terrain. And though he was strong — a construction worker by trade — his ATV hit a bump for which he wasn’t prepared.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading A Pitt professor has developed a new way of understanding the workings of the human brain
For five years, Chet Mathis, fellow University of Pittsburgh scientist Dr. Bill Klunk and a team of chemists designed hundreds of chemical compounds looking for one that would open the door to the discovery of a drug capable of taming Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Is a cure for Alzheimer’s disease around the corner?
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