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Audio: VPR Gets Two UVM Perspectives on Alzheimer’s Disease

VPR’s “Vermont Edition” talks with UVM library program director Nancy Bercaw about her new memoir, Brain in a Jar, in which she addresses her physician father’s struggle with the disease, along with William Pendlebury, M.D., professor of pathology and neurology and director of the UVM Center on Aging and Fletcher Allen's Memory Center. He discusses his quest for a cure for Alzheimer's which he believes to be caused by a single protein that researchers are currently trying to remove. Listen...